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Re: st: gen new variable


From   Lars Korsholm <korsholm@isd.sdu.dk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: gen new variable
Date   Mon, 21 Oct 2002 13:45:42 +0200 (MEST)

something like

gen var=.
for oldval in num 2 3 ... \ newvar in num 1 6 ... : replace var=newvar if x==oldvar

Best Lars

On Mon, 21 Oct 2002, Kompal Sinha wrote:

> Hi there,
> I want to generate a new variable based on a variable x. That is the new
> variable should have value 1 if x=2, value 6 if x=3 and so on. How do I
> proceed.
> Thanks
> kompal
> 
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