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st: How to put a prefix on a categorical variable that still carries label values?


From   "Jia Xiangping" <jiajoseph@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: How to put a prefix on a categorical variable that still carries label values?
Date   Thu, 28 Feb 2008 10:15:13 -0500

Dear all,

A variable in int storage type, reflecting different regions.

label                             region code
value
11 			A
12 			B
13 			C
21 			D
22 			E
23 			F
31 			G
32 			H

Now I want to generate a new variable with a prefix "1" denoting the
country code. But the variable still carry the codes.
111 			A
112 			B
113 			C
121 			D
122 			E
123 			F
131 			G

How shall I do that with -recode-? Or there are some other commands for that?


-- 
Joseph
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