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"Eric A. Booth" <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu> |

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Re: st: Create a new variable based on some other variables |

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Wed, 20 May 2009 14:00:59 -0500 |

gen b =. replace b=1 if a1==1 replace b=2 if a2==3 replace b=3 if a3==8 On May 20, 2009, at 1:56 PM, Charles Man@CCR wrote:

Dear Statalisters,If I want to create a new variable based on the values of a fewother variables, how can I do that?For instance, Create B If A1=1, then B=1 If A2=3, then B=2 If A3=8, then B=3 Can -gen- or -egen- or -recode- do this job? Thanks, Charles * * 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/

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