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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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RE: AW: st: RE: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables? |

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Mon, 2 Mar 2009 17:55:17 -0000 |

Yes. You _can_ omit == 1 in this circumstance, but you need not do so if you do not want to. See also FAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . True and false in Stata 2/03 What is true and false in Stata? http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/trueorfalse.html Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Ekaterina Hertog Thank you again for the advice! Sorry I am a bit confused where can I omit "==1"? The only place where I see "==1" is in these lines: replace mindesinc=7000 if desired_income_above_7000==1 Would it work if I write: replace mindesinc=7000 if desired_income_above_7000 Or did you mean I should omit the "==1" bit when writing to the list? Martin Weiss wrote: > On your method, I would say this is the best way for a beginner to think > about such a problem and see how logically values get replaced based on some > condition. You can omit the "==1" part, btw. > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*Ekaterina Hertog <ekaterina.hertog@sociology.ox.ac.uk>

**st: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

**st: RE: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*Jeph Herrin <junk@spandrel.net>

**RE: st: RE: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*Jeph Herrin <junk@spandrel.net>

**Re: st: RE: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*Ekaterina Hertog <ekaterina.hertog@sociology.ox.ac.uk>

**AW: st: RE: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

**Re: AW: st: RE: AW: how to reconstruct a minimum acceptable income from a set of binary variables?***From:*Ekaterina Hertog <ekaterina.hertog@sociology.ox.ac.uk>

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