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Re: st: need help with summarizing data


From   Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: need help with summarizing data
Date   Sun, 10 Feb 2013 15:47:12 -0500

Thank you cory
MIke

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 3:02 PM, Cory Smith <corybsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
> You could collapse the data by name, dt, and procedure and use the
> collapse to count the number of occurrences. Then you could reshape it
> to a wide format to produce a table like what you've described.
>
> On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 2:54 PM, Michael Stewart
> <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to find if there is a betterquicker way to do what I am doing
>>
>> My data is as follows
>>
>> id      name    dt      procedure
>> 1       xxx     2000    eyesurgery
>> 1       xxxx    2001    eyesurgery
>> 1       xxxx    2002    hernia
>> 1       xxxx    2009    hernia
>> 2       yyy     2010    hernia
>> 2       yyy     2011    cardiacsurgery
>> 2       yyy     2012    eyesurgery
>> 2       yyy     2012    eyesurgery
>>
>> I am interested in making a excel file or  a stata dataset as follows for
>>
>> id      name    eyesurgery_2000 eyesurgery_2001.......eyesyrgery2012
>> 1       xxxx            1               1               0
>> 2       yyyy            0               0               2
>>
>> I use tabulate, copy it into excel file (use import wizard) and then
>> import into stata
>> Is there a quicker way??
>>
>> --
>> Thank you ,
>> Yours Sincerely,
>> Mike.
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Thank you ,
Yours Sincerely,
Mike.
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