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st: new variable based on row numbers


From   <nora@uchicago.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: new variable based on row numbers
Date   Fri, 2 Mar 2007 10:33:51 -0600 (CST)

Hello all,
I am having trouble figuring out how to create a new variable
based on the row numbers of my data. I just want to create a
sequentially numbered variable (x, x+1, x+2 ect...) to
uniquely identify each row of my data.

There is probably a real quick and simple solution to this, I
just haven't yet found it. Can anyone point me in the right
direction?

Thanks

Eleanor Friedman 
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