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RE: st: computing preference choices

 From Cameron McIntosh To STATA LIST Subject RE: st: computing preference choices Date Tue, 27 Dec 2011 16:17:00 -0500

```Hmmm.... does -contract- hire you a statistical consultant? :)Cam

> From: njcoxstata@gmail.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: computing preference choices
> Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:46:25 +0000
>
> 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
> >
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