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RE: st: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation


From   keeler james <keelercalchas@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation
Date   Sun, 28 Mar 2010 17:15:45 +0100

Brilliant! Many thanks, Martin - have a good weekend!

Cal

> From: martin.weiss1@gmx.de
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> CC: keelercalchas@hotmail.com
> Subject: st: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation
> Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 16:02:07 +0200
> 
> 
> <>
> 
> 
> Try this, and switch your mail program to text only... All of this is
> discussed in [U], sect. 13.7...
> 
> *******
> clear*
> 
> input str7 Cohort int(Tot08 Tot09 A08)
> "Group 1"   48        66     17
> "Group 2"   10        3      0         
> "Group 3"   3         4      2 
> "Group 4"   1         0      0 
> "Group 5"   3         8      0 
> "Group 6"   0        31      0 
> "Group 7"   266      245    181
> end
> 
> gen A09=round((A08/Tot08)*Tot09)
> 
> list, noo
> 
> di in r "First value of A09: " A09[1]
> di in r "Second value of A09: " A09[2]
> di in r "Double the first value of A09: " 2*A09[1]
> 
> *store second value in a -local-
> local second=A09[2]
> di in r `second'
> *******
> 
> 
> HTH
> Martin
> 
> From: keeler james [mailto:keelercalchas@hotmail.com] 
> Sent: Sonntag, 28. März 2010 15:10
> To: martin.weiss1@gmx.de; statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation
> 
> Hi Martin, 
> 
> Thanks for the prompt response.
> 
> The message attached is my original request, which got bounced back:
> 
> For Group1, the calculated value for A09 is 23.4; for Group2, the calculated
> value is 0 and so on for the rest of the groups. But how can I reuse 23.4
> (Group 1, A09) in one specific (further) calculation and 0 (Group2, A09) in
> a separate (further) calculation?
> 
> I think it should be quite easy, but I just don't know how to do that. 
> 
> Calchas
> ________________________________________
> From: keelercalchas@hotmail.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation
> Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 00:06:41 +0000
> 
> Dear Statalist,
>  
> I have the following table with column "A09" needed to be calculated.
> 
> Cohort    Tot08    Tot09    A08    A09
> 
> Group 1    48        66     17      ?
> Group 2    10        3      0       ?        
> Group 3    3         4      2       ?
> Group 4    1         0      0       ?
> Group 5    3         8      0       ?
> Group 6    0        31      0       ?
> Group 7    266      245    181      ?
>  
> I use the command:
>  
> gen A09=round((A08/Tot08)*Tot09)
>  
> This will work well for the missing column "A09", but how can I reuse the
> calculated numbers to do further calculations?
>  
> I know it is something relating to the command of stored data, i.e.:
>  
> local missing=r(N)
>  
> but this is only for a scalar value, what about saving and reusing the
> entire column? Really stuck at the moment and any help will be appreciated.
>  
> Ta,
> Calchas
> 
> 
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