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Re: st: reshape
Abu Camara <email@example.com>
Re: st: reshape
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 15:25:57 +0300
Bravo! It works very well.
On 11 October 2011 15:22, Nick Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> i(country indicator)
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Abu Camara <email@example.com> 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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