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st: Another spss do if-translation-problem


From   Schneider Julia <Julia.Schneider@iab.de>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Another spss do if-translation-problem
Date   Tue, 31 Oct 2006 10:50:15 +0100

> Good morning,
> 
> Could anybody advise me how to translate the following do if-condition from SPSS to STATA? I tried to use replace (but it did not work the way I tried to). Could I use if> ...>  else if> ...>  else?
> 
> Thanx for your help!
> Julia
> 
> ****
> 
> Here is the original spss-syntax:
> 
> 				compute hrolle=caseid/100000.
> 				exec.
> 
> 
> 				do if hrolle<200.
> 				compute hrolle=hrolle-100.
> 				else.
> 				compute hrolle=hrolle-200.
> 				end if.
> 				exec.
> 
> 				do if hrolle<20.
> 				compute hrolle=hrolle-10.
> 				else if hrolle < 30.
> 				compute hrolle=hrolle-20.
> 				else.
> 				compute hrolle=hrolle-30.
> 				end if.
> 				exec.
> 
> 				compute rolle=trunc(hrolle).
> 				exec.
> 
> 				formats rolle (F1).
> 				Exec.
> 
> 				And the failed version in stata with replace:
> 
> 	***
> 
> 	gen hrolle=caseid/100000
> 	replace hrolle=hrolle-100 if hrolle<200
> 	replace hrolle=hrolle-200 if hrolle>=200
> 	replace hrolle=hrolle-10 if hrolle<20
> 	replace hrolle=hrolle-20 if hrolle<30
> 	replace hrolle=hrolle-30 if hrolle>=30
> 
> 	gen rolle=trunc(hrolle)
> 
> 
> 
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