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RE: st: missing values


From   "Patrick Sturgis" <p.sturgis@surrey.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: missing values
Date   Wed, 16 Apr 2003 12:53:10 +0100

Wing

thanks, I'd been using encode.


Patrick

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Tak Wing Chan
Sent: 16 April 2003 12:36
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: missing values


Shouldn't the following do the job?

mvdecode varname, mv(6)

Wing

Patrick Sturgis wrote:

>I have a data file that has the value 6 for the response don't know in
>attitude items. I want to specify the value '6' as missing so that it is
>dropped from analyses. This should be simple but I can't fathom how to do
>it. Thanks in advance,
>
>PatrickDr Patrick Sturgis
>Department of Sociology
>University of Surrey
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