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Re: st: exporting tables from Summarize function


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: exporting tables from Summarize function
Date   Tue, 24 May 2011 11:49:44 +0100

I am not clear what "covered by" means in Stata terms.

. tab country

lets you count distinct countries, which are returned in r(r).

Also see

SJ-8-4  dm0042  . . . . . . . . . . . .  Speaking Stata: Distinct observations
        (help distinct if installed)  . . . . . .  N. J. Cox and G. M. Longton
        Q4/08   SJ 8(4):557--568
        shows how to answer questions about distinct observations
        from first principles; provides a convenience command

Nick

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 11:31 AM, lreine ycenna <lreine.ycenna@gmail.com> wrote:
> by the way, I have a variable x1 for 100 countries (sorted by country
> number). But it's unbalanced data.
> Is there anyway to know how many countries are covered by x1?
>
> eg. 200 observations for x1 covering 70 countries ?
>
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