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st: loop for creating my village dummies


From   "Nirina F" <fstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: loop for creating my village dummies
Date   Wed, 14 May 2008 13:45:50 -0400

Hello,

In order to do village fixed effect, I would like to create dummy
variables for each name of villages, I have 124 villages in string
format:
My total number of observations is: 3200

type:  string (str4)
unique values:  124

list vid in 1/5

    +---------+
    |    vid  |
    |---------|
 1. | V001 |
 2. | V001 |
 3. | V001 |
 4. | V001 |
 5. | V001 |
    +---------+

I am not sure how to do it.
Thank you very much in advance
nirina
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