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Re: st: Destring command


From   Jumin Kim <kim.jumin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Destring command
Date   Mon, 1 Aug 2005 13:42:04 -0400

The force option would make them missing, right?
I actually need the data.  This particular variable contains the
verbatim response, which I need Stata to recode into numericals so
that I can categorize them.
Please advise.  Thank you.
jumin

On 8/1/05, Dev Vencappa <lexdvv@nottingham.ac.uk> wrote:
>>>
> Try using the force option.
>
> Dev
>
>>>> kim.jumin@gmail.com 08/01/05 5:56 pm >>>
> I'm trying to destring a string variable by using the following command:
>     destring r05_, gen (immig_spec)
>
> But, I get the following message:
>     r05_ contains non-numeric characters; no generate
>
> How do I get around this.  Thank you.
> jumin
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School of Social Work
Columbia University

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