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Re: st: Rescaling variables


From   <suryadipta.roy@lawrence.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Rescaling variables
Date   Sun, 06 Aug 2006 21:11:42 -0500

Richard,

Thanks so much! I just was not able to figure it out!!!

Suryadipta.

On Sun, 06 Aug 2006 20:45:29 -0500
 Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@nd.edu> wrote:
At 06:55 PM 8/6/2006, Suryadipta Roy wrote:
Hi,

I was wondering if there is a command in stata to rescale data from one series to another. I am trying to rescale my variable (0 to 6) to (0 - 10) and could not find a readymade command to do this. Any help will be appreciated.

gen newvar = oldvar * 5/3


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