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"Daniel Schultz" <schultzd@tcd.ie> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Fwd: st: Loop over variables with svyset |

Date |
Tue, 18 Nov 2008 22:31:06 +0000 |

Hej Stas...... Your suggestion looked quite nice.... but when I was testing it....it is doing first all of the Variables of the Year 2002 and than 2003 and so on. This is not exactly what I wanted....I need, that the svyset changes every time the Variable changed. Otherwise it would took me ages to bring all the variables together in one table (for one year). I am pretty sure it is doable, but I don't really know how. thanks for all your comments so far. Best Daniel ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com> Date: 2008/11/18 Subject: Re: st: Loop over variables with svyset To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu how about this: * cycle over years forvalues year = 1/7 { * svyset for that yea svyset [pw=weight`year'] * cycle over the variables foreach x of varlist Q*_0`year' { svy: tab `x' } } You might also want to put some -quietly- and -noisily- statements in places, and may be figure out more of the TeX-related Stata commands. I am sure there is a way to put the tabulators & and \\ in proper places from within Stata, but I've never done this with tables, only with estimates using -estout-. On 11/18/08, Daniel Schultz <schultzd@tcd.ie> wrote: > Hej stata user.... > > Maybe this question is too easy for you, but i am kicking it around > since a week ore so and couldn't find a proper solution. > > I have a dataset with 1200 variables of a survey. This survey was held > over a couple of years. What I want to do is extracting a codebook of > the dataset. > Therefore every variable should be tabbed according to their surveyweight. > The variable structure looks like this: > > Q0001_02 > Q0001_07 > Q0002_02 > Q0002_03 > Q0002_07 > etc. > > Were the extension _0X indicates the year and the Prefix Qaaaa > indicates the question number, which is the same over the years. > Since I need the tables afterwards in an extrenal program (LaTex) all > the Variables should be proceed in the correct order. > > The problem is, that not every question was asked in every year, that > I really need to change the survey weight after every variable for > the new variable, depending on the extension. I tried a lot, but > couldn't get a proper solution. > > For only one Variable the syntax should be as followed: > > svyset Q1170_02 *this is the weight variable > svy:tab Q0001_02 > > I tried to build a loop based on this, but all my tries didn't work. > Maybe one of you has an idea. That would be great. > -- Stas Kolenikov, also found at http://stas.kolenikov.name Small print: I use this email account for mailing lists only. * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/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/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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