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Re: st: reshape
Nick Cox <email@example.com>
Re: st: reshape
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:22:14 +0100
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Abu Camara <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am trying to reshape from wide to long using the following command
> but I get the error as reported below .
> /**reshape long yr, i(country) j(year) **/
> I know country is not unique because indicator has 4 levels and
> country is repeated. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
> **--error message----------
> reshape long yr, i(country) j(year)
> (note: j = 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010)
> i=country does not uniquely identify the observations;
> there are multiple observations with the same value of country.
> Type "reshape error" for a listing of the problem observations.
> **---------------------sample data-----------------------------------.
> country indicator yr2004 yr2005 yr2006 yr2007 yr2008 yr2009 yr2010
> Albania 4 3.60E+09 4.00E+09 4.50E+09 5.50E+09 6.70E+09 6.00E+09 6.00E+09
> Albania 1 1.50E+09 1.60E+09 1.70E+09 2.00E+09 2.20E+09 2.10E+09 2.00E+09
> Albania 3 1.80E+09 2.10E+09 2.00E+09 2.00E+09
> Albania 2 1.40E+09 1.50E+09 1.60E+09 1.80E+09 2.10E+09 2.00E+09 2.00E+09
> Algeria 2 4.40E+10 5.90E+10 6.90E+10 7.80E+10 1.00E+11 6.60E+10
> Algeria 4 2.60E+10 2.90E+10 3.30E+10 3.90E+10 5.00E+10 4.10E+10
> Algeria 1 8.00E+09 7.90E+09 8.80E+09 1.00E+10 1.10E+10 1.40E+10
> Algeria 3 5.10E+09 5.70E+09 6.10E+09 6.70E+09 7.50E+09 7.30E+09
> Azerbaijan 4 2.70E+09 3.20E+09 4.70E+09 7.60E+09 1.00E+10 1.20E+10 1.30E+10
> Azerbaijan 1 9.50E+08 1.20E+09 1.50E+09 2.20E+09 2.70E+09 3.10E+09 3.40E+09
> Bahrain 4
> Bahrain 1
> Bangladesh 3 8.80E+09 9.60E+09 1.00E+10 1.20E+10 1.40E+10 1.50E+10 1.70E+10
> Bangladesh 2 1.40E+10 1.60E+10 1.70E+10 1.90E+10 2.20E+10 2.50E+10 2.80E+10
> Benin 2 5.40E+08 5.80E+08
> Benin 3 3.10E+08 3.20E+08
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