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Re: st: simple string to number data conversion
At 07:19 PM 4/17/2007, Donald Braman wrote:
I have some programs that do this -- convert stat postal
abbreviations to state FIPS codes.
I have a variable that happens to be a string FIPS abbreviation and
would like to convert it into a numerical FIPS code (e.g., "AL" into
I'm new to STATA, and all my attempts using recode, egen, destring,
etc. have failed. I'm sure it's easy, just can't seem to figure it
Contact me privately if you want them.
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