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Re: st: RE: tabulating variables: question

From   Eddy <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: RE: tabulating variables: question
Date   Mon, 2 Aug 2004 09:56:18 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks very much, Nick!


> Check out -groups- and -tabcount- from SSC. 

> There was a write-up in 

> Speaking Stata: Problems with tables, Part II. 
> Stata Journal 3(4): 420--439 (2003) 

> You need, however, to be very careful with terminology
> in this connection: when you refer to missing values here you 
> mean values that are not present, not at all the
> same thing! 

> Nick 
> [email protected] 

> Eddy
>> I have a variable, myx, which has 5 possible values. I have used
>> -bysort group: myx- to tabulate myx by the group indicator. It
>> well, except that, because some of the groups do not have all the
>> possible values of myx, tables of these groups contain less than
>> 5 rows.
>> For my particular need, I wish that for these groups Stata would
>> still tabulate all the 5 values of myx, putting 0 as the Freq. and
>> Percent for the values of myx that are missing in the particular
>> group.
>> Is there an easy way to do this? I looked at the help of
>> -tabi-, -tab1-, and -tab2-, but did not find solutions.

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