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Re: st: need to sum several variables in a row

From   Maarten Buis <>
Subject   Re: st: need to sum several variables in a row
Date   Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:28:11 +0100

On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 2:18 PM, Raffaele Palladino wrote:
> I have to calculate a new variable that is the total amount of money
> from several variables, all displaied in a row. Rather than using the
> g = var1+var2 etc... which could be annoying considering the amount of
> variables and the fact that I have to repeat this command several
> times I was trying to look on internet for a solution. From this
> statalist I found users who suggested to use the command rowtotal but
> apparently I can`t use it on stata 11, my version. Is it correct? It
> keeps saying "unknow function rowtotal ()"

That is incorrect, see: -help egen-.

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Reichpietschufer 50
10785 Berlin
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