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Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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

Date |
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 08:29:46 -0500 |

you are asked, in the FAQ for this list, to tell us exactly what you typed; without knowing that we can only guess; you do want the egen function "rowtotal"; see -h egen- Rich On 12/17/13, 8:18 AM, Raffaele Palladino wrote: > Dear statalist, Im dealing with a problem that will be very easy for > most of you but somehow the program keeps sending me error messages! > 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 ()" > Could you please indicate me the right command to use? many thanks * * 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: need to sum several variables in a row***From:*Raffaele Palladino <palladino.raffaele@gmail.com>

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