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st: creating dummy variables out of categorical variables


From   "Murali Kuchibhotla" <muralik@iastate.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: creating dummy variables out of categorical variables
Date   Wed, 16 Jul 2008 09:56:57 -0500 (CDT)

Hello,
      I am trying to create dummy variables from a categorical variable that 
takes values from 1-9.Is there a quick and convenient way of doing this? My 
current option, which involves doing a series of "generate dummyi= 
(catvar==i)" seems tedious. Thanks.

Murali 


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