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st: RE: the xi: command


From   "Daniel Muller" <mekongTOEB@dng.vnn.vn>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: the xi: command
Date   Thu, 4 Jul 2002 17:08:50 +0700

that'll do it:

gen a = (var==1) if var ~=.
gen b = (var==2) if var ~=.
gen c = (var==3) if var ~=.
gen d = (var==4) if var ~=.

etc.

Daniel

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Geerdsen Lars
> P
> Sent: Thursday, July 04, 2002 3:23 PM
> To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
> Subject: st: the xi: command
>
>
> Hi all stata user,
>
> I am using the xi: command to construct dummy variables from categorical
> variables. My problem is that I would like the xi-command to not
> remove one
> of the dummies but I cannot in the manual find a command that turns this
> characteric off. Is it possible to keep all the dummy variables, or have I
> for the first time in my life found a limitation in a Stata command?
>
> Thanks a lot,
>
> Lars Geerdsen
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