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RE: st: Gen & replace commands


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Gen & replace commands
Date   Fri, 26 Oct 2007 19:01:11 +0100

But you can just reverse the order of the arguments. 

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Maarten buis

--- Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Maarten's last alternative is not equivalent to Ziad's code. 
> 
> In 
> 
> gen drugcat = cond(inlist(drug1, 1, 2, 3), drug1, ///
>               cond(inlist(drug2, 1, 2, 3), drug2, 0))
> 
> the values of -drug1- take precedence. In Ziad's code 
> it is the other way round. 

Good catch,

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