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Re: st: Need help with transforming dataset, please


From   William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Need help with transforming dataset, please
Date   Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:30:41 -0800

-help rename- is all that you need. 

HTH,
Billy

Sent from my iPhone

On Feb 25, 2013, at 16:18, Bidemi Carrol <bidemi@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Stata People
> 
> I just joined this community, and I am hoping someone can help with my issue.
> 
> I would appreciate some help with transforming the dataset below.
> Reshape does not seem to work, but I may be applying it wrong.
> 
> The original dataset is as follows (with many more grade and subject
> combinations):
> 
> StudId Gender  Subject1 Grade1 Subject2  Grade2   Subject3  Grade3
> Subject4  Grade4
> 121    F           MATH       3        ENGLISH  4           GEOG     5
>        FRENCH  5
> 122    F           ENGLISH  4        GEOG      5           MATH      5
> 123    M          FRENCH   2        ENGLISH  3           MATH      1
>       GEOG      3
> 124    M          GEOG       1        MATH       2          ENGLISH  2
> 
> I would like it to look like this:
> 
> StudID  Gender  Math  English  French  Geog
> 121        F          3         4             5        5
> 122        F          5         4                       5
> 123        M         1         3             2         3
> 124        M          2        2                        1
> 
> Thanks for any help you can provide.
> 
> Cheers
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