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st: computing percentages


From   "mertenmj" <mertenmj@mail.isunet.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: computing percentages
Date   Wed, 28 Apr 2004 09:36:42 -0500

I am using the following command:

g nonmetro=hmsa_r==2

g total=hmsa_r==1 | hmsa_r==2 | hmsa_r==3

gen pnonmetro=nonmetro/total 

I want the "pnonmetro" variable to be expressed in terms of percentage, from the resulting nonmetro/total. How do I do this?

Thanks,

Mike Merten
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