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Re: st: Create dummy


From   "Joao Ricardo F. Lima" <jricardofl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Create dummy
Date   Wed, 19 Nov 2008 20:02:30 -0300

Alejandra,

a) dont use " ";

*begin example
gen x=.
replace y= 1 if z==0
*end example

b) is this a string variable (no, si, no sabe)? Or with label?
c) See if -recode- can help you.

HTH,

Joao Lima

2008/11/19  <mmolina@uniroma3.it>:
> Dear Statlist,
> I need to create a dummy from a double variable (sí, no, no sabe)
> I wrote:
> gen quality = 0
> replace quality = 1 if b8=="no"
>
> And I received the message
>
> type mismatch
> r(109);
>
> What should I do?
>
> Thanks and regards,
> Alejandra Molina
>
>
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