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Re: st: Re: Deleting a cohort


From   "sara khan" <sarakhanum84@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: Deleting a cohort
Date   Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:52:09 +0100

You anticipated my problem. I missed the parens and it now works. Many thanks!

On 3/29/07, David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net> wrote:
At 09:04 AM 3/29/2007, Sergiy wrote:
>gen flag=0
>bys ID WAVE: replace flag=1 if empstat[1]="emp"
>keep if flag==1

Sara may have gotten her solution by now, but, that should be
 bys ID (WAVE): replace flag=1 if empstat[1]="emp"

Note the parens around WAVE.  Otherwise, each record will be treated
in isolation.  I've made this mistake many times.
--David

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