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RE: st: STATA Vs. SAS


From   Richard Herrell <rherre2@uic.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: STATA Vs. SAS
Date   Wed, 27 Nov 2002 13:45:17 -0600 (CST)

On Wed, 27 Nov 2002, Nick Cox wrote:

> Richard Herrell
> >
> > if x=0 then y=1;
> > else if 1 < x < 10 then y=2;
> > else if 11 < x < 20 then y=3;
> > else y=.

In SAS, the code exits the structure when a true condition is met.  In
Stata, every if condition is evaluated even after the true condition is
met.



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