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Steve Nakoneshny <scnakone@ucalgary.ca> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
Re: st: alternative calculation method due to "too many values" / tabulate |

Date |
Fri, 2 Mar 2012 07:27:17 -0700 |

Martin, I approach problems such as this with a judicious use of -preserve- and -restore-. By using -preserve- before you use -collapse-, you retain the flexibility to "undo" any changes / transformations you make via -restore-. Steve Sent via carrier pigeon On Mar 2, 2012, at 7:06 AM, "Martin" <gruleff@gmx.de> wrote: > Dear stata cumunity, > > I would like to calculate the values which I have in my table in this form: > > FSHNETCSP3 luse_csp count > 0 10 500 > 0 1010 124 > 1 10 500 > 2 1010 240 > 2 10 120 > 3 1010 130 > 3 10 120 > 4 10 101 > …... > > To receive the following result: > > | luse_csp > FSHNETCSP3 | 0 1 2 3 4 > 5 10 1000 | Total > -----------+---------------------------------------------------------------- > ------------------------+---------- > 0 | 0 9 0 0 5 > 0 327 3 | 344 > 1 | 0 0 0 0 0 > 0 315 0 | 315 > 2 | 0 5 0 0 0 > 0 321 5 | 331 > 3 | 0 0 0 0 0 > 0 439 1 | 440 > 4 | 0 0 0 0 0 > 0 412 8 | 420 > 5 | 1 2 3 0 0 > 0 440 0 | 446 > 6 | 0 0 0 0 0 > 0 413 7 | 420 > …..... > > I used the following command: > . tabulate FSHNETCSP3 luse_csp [fweight = count] in 1/1000 > > However, because I have 220.000 different FSHNETCSP3 values I get the error > “too many values”. I tried the “bigtab” command from the list, but there I > can`t add a weight. I don`t want to use collapse because I need the exact > values for further calculations. > > Can someone help? This is my first post so just say if the form of this mail > isn´t good. I am a beginner. > > > Thank you very much and best regards, > Martin > > > > * > * 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/ * * 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/

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