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From |
"Justina Fischer" <JAVFischer@gmx.de> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: forvalues |

Date |
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:37:04 +0200 |

To me it appears that his name is 'Dimpol' ;-) Best Justina -------- Original-Nachricht -------- > Datum: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 05:32:39 -0700 > Von: William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net> > An: "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> > Betreff: Re: st: forvalues > You should also read through the FAQ, which you are asked to do when > joining the listserv. In particular you may want to read the section regarding > the use of your name in the submissions that you send to the list. You also > need to check which characters you are using, since your macro reference is > using two right single quotes rather than a left single quotation mark and > a right single quotation mark. > > HTH, > Billy > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Oct 23, 2012, at 5:14, - <dimpol7@googlemail.com> wrote: > > > It still won't do it, it says "no observations", but there are > > observations there... > > > > On 23 October 2012 13:09, Henrik Støvring <STOVRING@biostat.au.dk> > wrote: > >> Your accents are off. You need to replace 'i' with `i' - note the > >> difference in the first accent. > >> > >> Best, > >> > >> Henrik > >> > >> On 10/23/2012 02:04 PM, - wrote: > >>> hello all, > >>> I'm trying to build a simple loop, and have looked at Help for > >>> "foreach" and "forvalues", but can't get it to work. I just want to > >>> set a variable i to take consecutive values from 1 to 53, so use > >>> forvalues i=1/53, then give its value to a variable in my data called > >>> "single" (refers to the number of samples for each person) which has > >>> integer values ranging from 1 to 53, and create tables of statistics > >>> for age in men and women. So there would be 53 tables of ages, one for > >>> each number of samples, summarized by sex. > >>> Haven't use loops in stata before, I write: > >>> > >>> forvalues i = 1/53 { > >>> 2. tabstat age if(single=='i'), by(sexcat) stats(mean sd n min max > >>> median p10 p25 p75 p90) > >>> 3. } > >>> > >>> but the message is that 'i' is an invalid name. If I use > >>> if(single==i), it says "i not found". Can anyone tell me what I'm > >>> doing wrong? > >>> > >>> Thank you all > >>> * > >>> * For searches and help try: > >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ > >>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > >> > >> -- > >> > >> *Henrik Støvring, PhD* > >> Associate professor > >> stovring@biostat.au.dk > >> Phone +45 8716 7991 > >> Fax +45 8716 7305 > >> Web: au.dk/en/stovring@biostat <http://au.dk/en/stovring@biostat> > >> > >> > >> > >> Department of Public Health > >> Biostatistics > >> University of Aarhus > >> Bartholins Allé 2, Bldg 1261, 217 > >> DK-8000 Aarhus C > >> Denmark > >> > >> > >> Department of Public Health, Aarhus University > >> > >> * > >> * For searches and help try: > >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: forvalues***From:*- <dimpol7@googlemail.com>

**Re: st: forvalues***From:*Henrik Støvring <STOVRING@biostat.au.dk>

**Re: st: forvalues***From:*- <dimpol7@googlemail.com>

**Re: st: forvalues***From:*William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net>

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