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Re: st: how to recode values to take account of missing values


From   Ulrich Kohler <ukohler@sowi.uni-mannheim.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to recode values to take account of missing values
Date   Mon, 23 Sep 2002 09:12:47 +0000

Yap Keng Loong  wrote
> i am new to stata and having some trouble on recoding
> values to take account of missing values in the data
> set.

.. replace varname = x if varname == .

Note also that missing in Stata is plus infinity. Therefore

.. replace varname = x if varname >= y 

would set varname to x even for observations with missings on varname. 

regards
uli


 

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