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Re: st: svmat?


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: svmat?
Date   Wed, 9 Jan 2013 10:45:41 +0000

Much depends on what you want to -merge- with, but consider generating
a dataset through -contract- or -collapse-.

Nick

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Patricia Biedermann
<pati.stat@gmail.com> wrote:

> I want to store data from a matrix into new variables.
> I have tried svmat but it's not what I'm looking for! Or maybe I've
> used it not correctly.
>
> e.g. I tabulate variable " location" with the options "rural" "urban"
> "semiurban" and their frequencies
>
> location    frequ
> rural          23
> urban        45
> semiurban   55
>
> then I want to generate new variables that look like that in the
> databrowser or a table I can copy/paste into another file.
>
> rural            urban              semiurban
> 23                 45                 55
>
>
> In the end I need to merge the data from several countries and have
> all the data clear together on one table.
>
> e.g.
>
>                         rural                 urban             semiurban
>
> country1            23                      45                    55
>
>
> Is this somehow possible?
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