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Re: st: RE: extract rownames corresponding to data as unique codes


From   Judy You <joodyu@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: extract rownames corresponding to data as unique codes
Date   Mon, 8 Aug 2011 09:41:33 +0930

Dear Nick,

Oh thanks, that's it, now it all works. thanks heaps for your
attention and your help. Statalist is indeed great!

Cheers


Judy

2011/8/7 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:
> I have traced my original suggestion of code to 11 July:
>
> <http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/lwgate/STATALIST/archives/statalist.1107/date/article-409.html>
>
> In that I spell out that Judy's rownames appeared to be all numeric,
> so the initialisation
>
> gen rowname = .
>
> would be fine. But if that is not correct, the variable should clearly
> be created as string.
>
> gen rowname = ""
>
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 7:40 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>> This code initialises -rowname-as numeric, as I pointed out in my last
>> message. I've lost track of whether that was my suggestion, but it remains
>> my best guess at your problem.
>>
>> On 5 Aug 2011, at 01:31, Judy You <joodyu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Nick here is the command i used suggested by you. Thanks for your
>>> patience!
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> use data, clear
>>> destring sla,replace
>>> qui dstdize deaths pop sex agegp, by(sla) using (t0)
>>> drop _all
>>> return list
>>> matrix C = r(crude)', r(adj)', r(lb)' , r(ub)'
>>> svmat C, names(col)
>>>
>>> gen rowname = .
>>> qui forval i = 1/95 {
>>>     replace rowname = r(c`i') in `i'
>>> }
>>>
>>>
>>> Whether i destring sla or not, it doesn't make any difference. So the
>>> error message happened after forval loope.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> Judy
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>> From: Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
>>>> Date: 2011/8/4
>>>> Subject: Re: st: RE: extract rownames corresponding to data as unique
>>>> codes
>>>> To: "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks, but the problem is inside the -forval- loop and that code is
>>>> (again) not given by you, Perhaps you are trying to put   strings
>>>> inside a numeric variable, or vice versa, or something similar. I
>>>> guess that your -rowname- should not be initialised to numeric
>>>> missings.
>>>>
>>>> Nick
>>>>
>>>> On 4 Aug 2011, at 00:36, Judy You <joodyu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> ok, i see.
>>>>>
>>>>> here is the log file with commands and results.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for your attention again!
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>
>>>>> Judy
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> . use data, clear
>>>>>
>>>>> . destring sla,replace
>>>>> sla has all characters numeric; replaced as int
>>>>>
>>>>> . qui dstdize deaths pop sex agegp, by(sla) using (t0)
>>>>>
>>>>> . drop _all
>>>>>
>>>>> . return list
>>>>>
>>>>> scalars:
>>>>>                r(k) =  95
>>>>>
>>>>> macros:
>>>>>               r(by) : "sla"
>>>>>              r(c95) : "`"5050"'"
>>>>>              r(c94) : "`"5000"'"
>>>>> ------
>>>>>               r(c4) : "`"207"'"
>>>>>               r(c3) : "`"205"'"
>>>>>               r(c2) : "`"203"'"
>>>>>               r(c1) : "`"201"'"
>>>>>
>>>>> matrices:
>>>>>               r(se) :  1 x 95
>>>>>               r(ub) :  1 x 95
>>>>>               r(lb) :  1 x 95
>>>>>              r(adj) :  1 x 95
>>>>>            r(crude) :  1 x 95
>>>>>             r(Nobs) :  1 x 95
>>>>>
>>>>> . matrix C = r(crude)', r(adj)', r(lb)' , r(ub)'
>>>>>
>>>>> . svmat C, names(col)
>>>>> number of observations will be reset to 95
>>>>> Press any key to continue, or Break to abort
>>>>> obs was 0, now 95
>>>>>
>>>>> .
>>>>> . gen rowname = .
>>>>> (95 missing values generated)
>>>>>
>>>>> . qui forval i = 1/95 {
>>>>> type mismatch
>>>>> r(109);
>>>>>
>>>>> end of do-file
>>>>>
>>>>> r(109);
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 2011/8/3 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sorry, Judy, but this is not what was asked for. To understand an error
>>>>>> message, it helps to see the code, meaning Stata commands, that was
>>>>>> typed.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Nick
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 3 Aug 2011, at 01:08, Judy You <joodyu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Dear Nick:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sorry, i have not included the whole list of codes in my first email,
>>>>>>> only with selected codes.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Here are the complete list, and your help is much appreciated indeed.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> macros:
>>>>>>>              r(by) : "sla"
>>>>>>>             r(c95) : "`"5050"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c94) : "`"5000"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c93) : "`"4809"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c92) : "`"4700"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c91) : "`"4650"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c90) : "`"4600"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c89) : "`"4409"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c88) : "`"4050"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c87) : "`"4030"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c86) : "`"4020"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c85) : "`"4009"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c84) : "`"3800"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c83) : "`"3650"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c82) : "`"3609"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c81) : "`"3409"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c80) : "`"3309"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c79) : "`"3209"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c78) : "`"3030"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c77) : "`"3009"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c76) : "`"2824"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c75) : "`"2818"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c74) : "`"2814"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c73) : "`"2811"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c72) : "`"2808"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c71) : "`"2806"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c70) : "`"2804"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c69) : "`"2802"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c68) : "`"2530"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c67) : "`"2500"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c66) : "`"2409"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c65) : "`"2380"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c64) : "`"2360"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c63) : "`"2340"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c62) : "`"2320"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c61) : "`"2308"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c60) : "`"2304"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c59) : "`"2270"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c58) : "`"2240"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c57) : "`"2200"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c56) : "`"2100"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c55) : "`"2000"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c54) : "`"1909"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c53) : "`"1809"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c52) : "`"1609"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c51) : "`"1409"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c50) : "`"1350"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c49) : "`"1209"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c48) : "`"1169"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c47) : "`"1138"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c46) : "`"1134"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c45) : "`"1128"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c44) : "`"1124"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c43) : "`"1118"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c42) : "`"1114"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c41) : "`"1108"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c40) : "`"1104"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c39) : "`"1098"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c38) : "`"1094"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c37) : "`"1088"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c36) : "`"1084"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c35) : "`"1078"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c34) : "`"1074"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c33) : "`"1068"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c32) : "`"1064"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c31) : "`"1058"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c30) : "`"1054"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c29) : "`"1052"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c28) : "`"1048"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c27) : "`"1044"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c26) : "`"1038"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c25) : "`"1034"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c24) : "`"1028"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c23) : "`"1024"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c22) : "`"1018"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c21) : "`"1014"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c20) : "`"1011"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c19) : "`"1008"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c18) : "`"1004"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c17) : "`"809"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c16) : "`"790"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c15) : "`"770"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c14) : "`"759"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c13) : "`"700"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c12) : "`"600"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c11) : "`"570"'"
>>>>>>>             r(c10) : "`"540"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c9) : "`"400"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c8) : "`"360"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c7) : "`"330"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c6) : "`"300"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c5) : "`"208"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c4) : "`"207"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c3) : "`"205"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c2) : "`"203"'"
>>>>>>>              r(c1) : "`"201"'"
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Judy
>>>>>>> 2011/8/2 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> You don't show the exact code you used to provoke such an error
>>>>>>>> message.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Nick
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 2 Aug 2011, at 02:12, Judy You <joodyu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Dear Nick,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> i have tried your command, it gives me error message.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> matrices:
>>>>>>>>>             r(se) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>             r(ub) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>             r(lb) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>            r(adj) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>          r(crude) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>           r(Nobs) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>> number of observations will be reset to 95
>>>>>>>>> Press any key to continue, or Break to abort
>>>>>>>>> obs was 0, now 95
>>>>>>>>> (95 missing values generated)
>>>>>>>>> type mismatch
>>>>>>>>> r(109);
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> end of do-file
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> r(109);
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> What i like to have SLAs (area codes) maintain the original source
>>>>>>>>> (numeric format),eg., sla=201, 203 205 --- 4809, 5000 5050 etc..
>>>>>>>>> instead of 1 to 95.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Judy
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 2011/7/13 Judy You <joodyu@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Thanks Nick for your promptous response. SLA is an area code. Since
>>>>>>>>>> i
>>>>>>>>>> am away and have no stata program in my hand, i ccouldn't try to
>>>>>>>>>> run
>>>>>>>>>> it now, but i trust it will work fine.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Judy
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> 2011/7/11 Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> I don't know what SLAs are.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> In your case, the row names, originally column names, are
>>>>>>>>>>> apparently
>>>>>>>>>>> all
>>>>>>>>>>> numbers, so you should be able to loop over the names and store
>>>>>>>>>>> them
>>>>>>>>>>> in a
>>>>>>>>>>> variable (_not_ column) something like this:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> qui dstdize freq pop sex agegp, by(sla) using (t0)
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> drop _all
>>>>>>>>>>> return list
>>>>>>>>>>> matrix C = r(crude)', r(adj)', r(lb)' , r(ub)'
>>>>>>>>>>> svmat C, names(col)
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> gen rowname = .
>>>>>>>>>>> qui forval i = 1/95 {
>>>>>>>>>>>    replace rowname = r(c`i') in `i'
>>>>>>>>>>> }
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Nick
>>>>>>>>>>> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Judy You
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> I am running a "dstdize" age-standardised rate syntax and got a
>>>>>>>>>>> result
>>>>>>>>>>> with Crude and age-adjusted rate, together with lower and upper
>>>>>>>>>>> limit.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> The age adjusted rate is reported by SLA level (which there are 95
>>>>>>>>>>> rows or records). I have save the matrix in a file but the result
>>>>>>>>>>> doesn't come along with SLA code. I could force it to do by merge
>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>> predefined file with sla code to the one saved in the matrix. I
>>>>>>>>>>> believer there should be the smart way to do.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Here is my log file. Thanks for your help in advance!
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> ----------
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> . qui dstdize freq pop sex agegp, by(sla) using (t0)
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> . drop _all
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> . return list
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> scalars:
>>>>>>>>>>>              r(k) =  95
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> macros:
>>>>>>>>>>>             r(by) : "sla"
>>>>>>>>>>>            r(c95) : "`"5050"'"
>>>>>>>>>>>            r(c94) : "`"5000"'"
>>>>>>>>>>>            r(c93) : "`"4809"'"
>>>>>>>>>>> ------
>>>>>>>>>>>             r(c3) : "`"205"'"
>>>>>>>>>>>             r(c2) : "`"203"'"
>>>>>>>>>>>             r(c1) : "`"201"'"
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> matrices:
>>>>>>>>>>>             r(se) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>>>             r(ub) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>>>             r(lb) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>>>            r(adj) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>>>          r(crude) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>>>           r(Nobs) :  1 x 95
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> . matrix C = r(crude)', r(adj)', r(lb)' , r(ub)'
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> . svmat C, names(col)
>>>>>>>>>>> number of observations will be reset to 95 Press any key to
>>>>>>>>>>> continue,
>>>>>>>>>>> or Break to abort obs was 0, now 95
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> . save t1,replace
>>>>>>>>>>> file t1.dta saved
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Crude   Adjusted        Left    Right
>>>>>>>>>>> .0144418        .0213993        .0160632        .0267354
>>>>>>>>>>> .0242798        .0409689        .030746 .0511917
>>>>>>>>>>> .0123417        .0186174        .0149574        .0222773
>>>>>>>>>>> .0097357        .0142612        .0108197        .0177028
>>>>>>>>>>> .0260393        .051086 .0389991        .0631729
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> -----
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> The saved file looks like that, but what I like is to have a
>>>>>>>>>>> column
>>>>>>>>>>> named as SLA, corresponding to the SLA codes in the original data.
>>>>>>>>>>> Could any expert give me some hint?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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