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Re: st: Reshape data from wide to long format


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Reshape data from wide to long format
Date   Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:04:49 +0200

On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Shittu, Aminu wrote:
> My wide dataset looks like this one
>
> Species  Country  Year  month1  month2  month3  month4  month5  month6  month7  month8  month9  month10  month11  month12
>
> I am interested in converting it to a long format like this
>
> Species  Country  Year  month incidence

*----------------- begin example -------------------
clear
input species  country  year  month1  month2
1 1 2010 3 5
1 1 2011 1 4
end

reshape long month , i(species country year) j(temp)
rename month incidence
rename temp month

list
*------------------ end example --------------------
(For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see:
http://www.maartenbuis.nl/example_faq )

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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