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st: Handling string data


From   "Mingfeng Lin" <mingfeng@umd.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Handling string data
Date   Sun, 30 Jul 2006 21:12:28 -0400

Greetings!

I have tried to solve this myself with the reference, but no luck so
far.  My problem is to run a function on a string variable.  This is
the data that I have

Variable X:

x1,x2,x3
x1,x3
x2
x1,x3,x4,x5
x5,x6


I was tring to generate a dummy variable y=1 when x3 is contained in X
and 0 otherwise.  Is there a command to do this?

Thanks!

Mingfeng
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