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Re: st: How to use wildcards

From   Dan Blanchette <>
Subject   Re: st: How to use wildcards
Date   Tue, 24 Feb 2004 15:35:12 -0500 (EST)

No wildcards required since string variables can be used in ranges:

tab codes if codes>="O140" and codes<="O150"


tab codes if inrange(codes,"O140","O150")

Dan Blanchette
Carolina Population Center UNC-CH

>st: How to use wildcards
>From 	  Rodrigo Briceņo <>
>To 	  "Statalist" <>
>Subject 	  st: How to use wildcards
>Date 	  Tue, 24 Feb 2004 13:06:57 -0600
>Hello friends of the stata list. I have a database with 4 digits codes, for
>example: O140 where the first character is a letter. Those codes are strings
>and I want to know how to tabulate frequencies of some codes using
>wildcards. For example I want to get the total number of codes who are
>between 0140 and 0150, what can I do?
>Rodrigo Briceņo
>Sanigest Internacional
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