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Re: st: loop


From   Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: loop
Date   Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:22:06 +0500

tab cat12, gen(newcat12)

will give you those required variables (categorical or dummies).

HTH
Anees

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Chiara Mussida <cmussida@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> the variable cat12 takes the values from 1 to 12. I want to create 12
> different scalars or variables for each cat. The problem is that each
> scalar must take the values correspondent to the log of the number of
> obs in each cat (weighted) since i have to write an index which needs
> those numbers. I tried with forvalues but i did not succeed!
> Ps: cat12 is a variable for occupational categories (from 1 to 12). In
> the index i put the weighted values (weight available in my dataset).
> Thanks
>
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> Chiara Mussida
> PhD candidate
> Doctoral school of Economic Policy
> Catholic University, Piacenza (Italy)
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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Attock 43600, Pakistan
http://www.aneconomist.com
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