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From |
"Justina Fischer" <JAVFischer@gmx.de> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: forvalues |

Date |
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 15:34:28 +0200 |

Personally, I think this is a very uncooperative attitude, and I do appreciate that the rest of the list-posters is nicer. But are you a man or a woman ? Justina -------- Original-Nachricht -------- > Datum: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:27:19 +0100 > Von: - <dimpol7@googlemail.com> > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: Re: st: forvalues > Yes, I ignored it because I just wrote back to thank you for your > suggestion, not to > post anything else, and at this point I don't have the time to go into > my gmail account > and amend my settings. If I post anything else, I will. Besides, for > all the people posting as > "jenny hill at gmail" or "nick fly at wherever" you don't know if > these are their real names, do you? > > On 23 October 2012 14:20, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > > You are ignoring the comment made now to you directly at least three > > times on this list that you are expected to use your real name on this > > list. > > > > In your own best interests please find out _now_ how to show your real > > name in people's inboxes. > > > > That said, what you are asking is covered by an FAQ. > > > > FAQ . . . . . . . . . . Making foreach go through all values of a > variable > > . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N. > J. Cox > > 8/05 Is there a way to tell Stata to try all values of a > > particular variable in a foreach statement without > > specifying them? > > http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data-management/ > > try-all-values-with-foreach/ > > > > > > > > Nick > > > > On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 2:15 PM, - <dimpol7@googlemail.com> wrote: > >> Thank you for this, > >> it is working now using levelsof, as I wrote above, but I will try > >> your suggestion as well. > >> > >> thanks again > >> > >> On 23 October 2012 14:11, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > >>> dimpol7 asked what he or she is doing wrong. > >>> > >>> First off, as already pointed out to dimpol7, we ask for full real > >>> names on Statalist. See my posting replying to dimpol7 on 12 October. > >>> > >>> Second off, > >>> > >>> forvalues i = 1/53 { > >>> tabstat age if single=='i', by(sexcat) stats(mean sd n min max > >>> median p10 p25 p75 p90) > >>> } > >>> > >>> will fail if there are _any_ value of -single- in 1/53 for which there > >>> are no observations. Stata is disagreeing with you on that, but all my > >>> money is on Stata being right and you being wrong here. > >>> > >>> I suggest that you try > >>> > >>> di "`i'" > >>> capture noisily tabstat age if single=='i', by(sexcat) stats(mean sd n > >>> min max median p10 p25 p75 p90 > >>> > >>> A line displaying which value this is going to be needed to > >>> distinguish the tables. -capture noisily- will proceed past any > >>> errors. > >>> > >>> Nick > >>> > >>> > >>> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 1:14 PM, - <dimpol7@googlemail.com> wrote: > >>>> It still won't do it, it says "no observations", but there are > >>>> observations there... > >>>> > >>>> On 23 October 2012 13:09, Henrik Støvring <STOVRING@biostat.au.dk> > wrote: > >>>>> Your accents are off. You need to replace 'i' with `i' - note the > >>>>> difference in the first accent. > >>>>> > >>>>> Best, > >>>>> > >>>>> Henrik > >>>>> > >>>>> On 10/23/2012 02:04 PM, - wrote: > >>>>>> hello all, > >>>>>> I'm trying to build a simple loop, and have looked at Help for > >>>>>> "foreach" and "forvalues", but can't get it to work. I just want to > >>>>>> set a variable i to take consecutive values from 1 to 53, so use > >>>>>> forvalues i=1/53, then give its value to a variable in my data > called > >>>>>> "single" (refers to the number of samples for each person) which > has > >>>>>> integer values ranging from 1 to 53, and create tables of > statistics > >>>>>> for age in men and women. So there would be 53 tables of ages, one > for > >>>>>> each number of samples, summarized by sex. > >>>>>> Haven't use loops in stata before, I write: > >>>>>> > >>>>>> forvalues i = 1/53 { > >>>>>> 2. tabstat age if(single=='i'), by(sexcat) stats(mean sd n min > max > >>>>>> median p10 p25 p75 p90) > >>>>>> 3. } > >>>>>> > >>>>>> but the message is that 'i' is an invalid name. If I use > >>>>>> if(single==i), it says "i not found". Can anyone tell me what I'm > >>>>>> doing wrong? > >>> > >>> * > >>> * For searches and help try: > >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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