Tuesday, February 28, 2006

RE: st: tables to include columns for observations that are not present

This is true, but the -tabcount- command mentioned earlier does not require any such subterfuge in advance. All the subterfuge is done on the fly.

Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

Christopher W. Ryan > One not-so-stylish solution I had thought of was to use the "fake" > student I have in the database be recorded as seeing one of every > top-ten diagnosis. That way, a column for every top-ten code > would be > generated by a simple -table- command.

b. water

> How about a subsitute, something along the line of 999 or > 99 for when a > student has not encountered that condition.

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