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Re: st: svmat?


From   Patricia Biedermann <pati.stat@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: svmat?
Date   Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:40:14 +0100

Thank you.
-collapse- was the command I was looking for!

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 11:45 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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