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Daniel Marcelino <dmsilv@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: computing preference choices |

Date |
Tue, 27 Dec 2011 13:19:21 -0500 |

In my case I think -contract- is useful to find the result after run over all choices and still got no accumulated result above 50% of preference. Daniel On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > As with your last post, why not try -contract- first? > > Nick > > > On 27 Dec 2011, at 08:16, Daniel Marcelino <dmsilv@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> >> I dealing with a puzzle that I need some help. I have a data set where >> I'd like to determine within "r" the most preferable choice (choice1 >> to n) as in the replication above. >> So, there are three essential tasks: I need to tally the votes for >> every id (number), I need to see if the number id with most votes has >> at least 50%+ of all votes, and I need to discover who's the id the >> the least amount of votes. >> After performed these tasks in fly, I need to save the winner >> information (r and which round choice), I need to proceed dropping id >> got lesser votes in the first choice, but considering its second >> choice vote. Test again if there is any id with 50%+ of all votes. >> This procedure ends when any id gets 50%+ in each "r". >> >> Daniel >> >> >> clear >> input str2 r w byte(choice1 choice2 choice3) >> "a" .5 1 2 3 >> "a" .1 2 3 4 >> "a" .9 3 2 5 >> "a" .9 3 4 2 >> "a" .2 4 5 1 >> "a" .3 5 1 3 >> "b" .4 1 4 3 >> "b" .1 2 3 4 >> "b" .6 3 2 5 >> "b" .85 4 1 2 >> "b" .85 4 5 1 >> "b" .7 1 5 4 >> "c" .4 2 1 3 >> "c" .2 2 4 1 >> "c" .7 3 4 5 >> "c" .8 4 1 2 >> "c" .8 4 5 1 >> "c" .4 5 4 3 >> "d" .4 . 1 3 >> "d" .2 2 4 . >> "d" .7 . 5 . >> "d" .8 4 1 2 >> "d" .8 4 5 1 >> "d" .4 . . . >> end >> > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ -- About me: http://danielmarcelino.zip.net/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: computing preference choices***From:*Daniel Marcelino <dmsilv@gmail.com>

**Re: st: computing preference choices***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

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