Nets on multiple variables

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Is there an easy way to create nets for multiple variables? We would need to go both across variables and across values. For example, I have open end variables B41 to B45 and want to create a measure that shows the percent with the values 5, 7, 12 or 16 across those 5 variables. How would I do that?


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Rob Smith Sep 2, 2016

Would something like this work… ?

pctin(
          in(B4_1,5,7,12,16)
       or in(B4_2,5,7,12,16)
       or in(B4_3,5,7,12,16)
       or in(B4_4,5,7,12,16)
,true)
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Would you be able to create an option in the ellipse selection that automatically creates this syntax? – Anonymous 9/2/2016 5:44:53 AM

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Okay, so maybe something like “Multi-var combine as discrete values”? – Rob Smith 9/2/2016 5:45:20 AM

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Yes, perfect. – Anonymous 9/2/2016 5:45:35 AM

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That's a good idea. I'll add it. – Rob Smith 9/2/2016 5:46:41 AM

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Rob Smith Sep 2, 2016

Or do you need to count a person more than once if they selected 5,7,12 or 16 for multiple variables? In that case, you’d want to do something like this:

pctin(B4_1,5,7,12,16) +
pctin(B4_2,5,7,12,16) +
pctin(B4_3,5,7,12,16) +
pctin(B4_4,5,7,12,16)
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No, I only need to count someone once if they selected multiple values in the list. – Anonymous 9/2/2016 5:46:17 AM

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