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st: RE: Conserving variables and value labels while reshaping wide to long


From   "Radwin, David" <dradwin@rti.org>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Conserving variables and value labels while reshaping wide to long
Date   Wed, 22 May 2013 15:43:36 -0400

Natalia,

Keeping variable labels after -reshape- is a FAQ, at least through
version 11:

http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data-management/apply-labels-after-res
hape/index.html

David
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David Radwin
Senior Research Associate
Education Studies Division
RTI International
2150 Shattuck Ave., Suite 800
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510-665-8274

www.rti.org


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of natalia malancu
> Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:18 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Conserving variables and value labels while reshaping
wide to
> long
> 
> Hi guys!
> 
> I have the following data structure
> 
> id da03 da04 ea03 ea04
> 
> where d refers to wave 1 of my data and e refers to wave 2.
> 
> after reshaping I am left with the variables a03 and a04.
> 
> How would a loop structure look like in order to preserve both the
> variable and value labels?
> 
> Thanks,
> Natalia



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