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VALLIST: Stata module to list distinct values of a variable


  • Patrick Joly

    () (Industry Canada)


vallist puts a list of the distinct values of varname, which may be numeric or string, into returned macro r(list) and displays that list. varname may be numeric or string. vallist is most likely to be useful to programmers dealing with categorical or counted data. This is version 3.1 of the software, updated from that published in STB-60 by Nicholas J. Cox.

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  • Patrick Joly, 1998. "VALLIST: Stata module to list distinct values of a variable," Statistical Software Components S357601, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 15 Apr 2003.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s357601

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    value list; programming; data description;


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