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Re: st: Usage of "?" sign?


From   Olalekan Uthman <uthlekan@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Usage of "?" sign?
Date   Thu, 18 Oct 2007 00:14:05 -0700 (PDT)

Hej,

Try -replace- instead of -recode-

==========================================

replace var2 ="EFV" if var =="EFA"
replace var2 ="EFV" if var =="Efavirenz"

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Olalekan Uthman

--- Ziad El-Khatib <Ziad.El-Khatib@ki.se> wrote:

> Dear STATA lister
> basic question, i am trying to recode column with
> list of names that
> have been entered in different ways.
> 
> var1
> EFA, Panadol
> EFV, Panado
> Antibiotics, Efavirenz
> 
> 
> I am trying to generate new variable var2 to have
> one value for EFV
> gen var2 = var1
> recode var (?EFA? = EFV) (?EFV? = EFV) (?Efavirenz?
> = EFV)
> 
> Recode does not accept text, any tips how to go
> around it?
> 
> 
> Thank you in advance and best regards
> ziad
> 
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