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Re: st: Combining values


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Combining values
Date   Thu, 13 Feb 2003 15:44:00 -0500

do you want this as a number: gen age12=(100*age1)+age2
or as a string: gen str age12=string(age1)+string(age2)?

Rich

"Rodrigo Briceņo" wrote:
> 
> Hello Stata listers. I was looking in the Faq and did not find any topic
> related with my question. I think is very simple. I need to combine the
> values provided in two variables to make a new variable. For example:
> age1=4
> age2=99
> 
> New variable=499 where the first number represents a code and the second the
> age recorded depending of the first code.
> 
> Thanks for your precious time!
> 
> Regards
> 
> Rodrigo
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