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# RE: st: RE: Tabulating multiple Likert-variable frequencies

 From Nick Cox To "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" Subject RE: st: RE: Tabulating multiple Likert-variable frequencies Date Wed, 18 Jan 2012 13:59:15 +0000

```Is that a factorial on the power? That's a _big_ number....

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

Roosa Kohvakka

(Thank you)^(10^6)! :)

On 18.1.2012 15:46, Nick Cox wrote:

> One way to do this is with -tabm-. -tabm- is part of -tab_chi- on SSC.
>
> Here is an example:
>
> . set obs 100
> obs was 0, now 100
>
> . forval j = 1/5 {
>    2. gen my`j' = ceil(5 * runiform())
>    3. }
>
> . tabm my*
>
>             |                         values
>    variable |         1          2          3          4          5 |     Total
> -----------+-------------------------------------------------------+----------
>         my1 |        21         24         19         17         19 |       100
>         my2 |        21         16         20         23         20 |       100
>         my3 |        19         21         23         13         24 |       100
>         my4 |        18         32         17         15         18 |       100
>         my5 |        17         17         14         32         20 |       100
> -----------+-------------------------------------------------------+----------
>       Total |        96        110         93        100        101 |       500
>
>
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Roosa Kohvakka
>
> Is there an easy way to create a table of multiple Likert-variables,
> looking something like this:
>
> Rows: Var_, ..., Var_n
> Columns: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (i.e. the Likert-scale)
>
> Cells would be frequencies or percentages.
>
> tab1-command is not of any use as I have so many variables: The idea is
> to get one long table with six columns (Likert scales plus var names)
> and as many rows as there are variables (+1).

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