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RE: st: combining two variables
Tell us your rules, and we'll suggest some code.
> Will this work for more than two variables? I'm working with
> a similar
> situation, but with 7 variables.
> Some very complicated solutions here!
> gen newvar = max(var1, var2) if missing(var1, var2)
> If just one of var1 or var2 is missing,
> then -missing()- will return true.
> In that case, max(var1, var2) will
> return the non-missing value in question.
> If both are missing, then you get missing returned,
> but that is fair enough.
> If neither is missing, missing is returned.
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