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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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Re: st: R: stata question |

Date |
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:50:36 +0100 |

Similarly, I don't see this question is being about any kind of merging or conversion or requiring any kind of programming. Reham Rizk (?) wants summary statistics for each sector. In addition to -summarize-, checkout -tabstat-. Nick njcoxstata@gmail.com On 10 October 2013 09:31, Carlo Lazzaro <carlo.lazzaro@tiscalinet.it> wrote: > Rehamrizk may want to consider the following trivial example as a partial > answer to her/his thread: > > ...................code > begins................................................ > set obs 6 > g industry="agriculture" in 1/2 > replace industry="automotive" in 3/4 > replace industry="banking" in 5/6 > g wage=1000*runiform() > encode industry, gen(industry_2) > by industry_2, sort: sum wage > ...................code ends................................................ rehamrizk > I am using stata 12 > I am asking about merging two variables:The first is string and represent > economic activity of the main job (agriculture/industrial/service sectors ) > and the second is the earnings of the waged employee and it is numeric... > the issue about earning variable has two variables , the net value of the > basic wage (money value) and frequency of basic wage > (day/week/month/3months/year). should I ado any conversion first ? > it ends up I want to know the wages of different sectors for example > :agriculture earns how much, industrial earns how much .....etc. * * 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/

**References**:**st: stata question***From:*rehamrizk <rehamrizk82@gmail.com>

**st: R: stata question***From:*"Carlo Lazzaro" <carlo.lazzaro@tiscalinet.it>

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