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st: Marking Levels of Categorical Variable


From   jasonm@ucla.edu
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Marking Levels of Categorical Variable
Date   Wed, 24 Sep 2008 18:14:31 -0700

I have a categorical variable with 30 levels. How do I create a variable that is equal to 1 if a category of the variable shows up more than 10% of the time.

For example:
var Percent
A 5
B 5
C 10
D 20
E 60
How would I create "newvar" equal to 1 for C, D, and E and equal to 0 for A and B?

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