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Re: st: Converting string variable name into numbers


From   Rafal Raciborski <rafal.raciborski@emory.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Converting string variable name into numbers
Date   Fri, 13 May 2005 12:26:03 -0400

Just add a -gen- option after -tab-:

. list Language

     +----------+
     | Language |
     |----------|
  1. |  English |
  2. |  English |
  3. |  Spanish |
  4. |  Spanish |
  5. |  Spanish |
     |----------|
  6. |   French |
  7. |  English |
  8. |   French |
     +----------+

. tab Language, gen(language_dummy)

   Language |      Freq.     Percent        Cum.
------------+-----------------------------------
    English |          3       37.50       37.50
     French |          2       25.00       62.50
    Spanish |          3       37.50      100.00
------------+-----------------------------------
      Total |          8      100.00

. slist

     Language  language_dummy1  language_dummy2  language_dummy3
  1.  English                1                0                0
  2.  English                1                0                0
  3.  Spanish                0                0                1
  4.  Spanish                0                0                1
  5.  Spanish                0                0                1
  6.   French                0                1                0
  7.  English                1                0                0
  8.   French                0                1                0

.

rafal

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