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st: Re: Data manipulation


From   "Jan Pettersson" <jan.pettersson@ne.su.se>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: Data manipulation
Date   Thu, 25 Mar 2004 18:24:56 +0100

I do not know if this is helpful to you at all. However, since
e.g. -postfile- does not allow strings, I am using an id-variable for
countries, and thereafter merge the original countylist (after postclose). I
am sure there is a better way, but it works...
/Jan

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <jdubas@nd.edu>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 6:14 PM
Subject: st: Data manipulation


> I am trying to manipulate my data in the following way: after stacking my
data
> (and losing the data in memory), I am trying to recover the country name.
So
> anytime the stack variable is 1 in the dataset, I want to input a string
into
> another variable called "country", when the stack variable is 2 in the
dataset,
> I want to input a different string in the "country" variable.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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