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"Charles Man@CCR" <ccrman@cityu.edu.hk> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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

Date |
Thu, 21 May 2009 03:11:38 +0800 |

Thanks to Martin and Eric for showing me how to do this and introducing Dr Cox's -cond()- to me. Thanks a lot. Charles ----- Original Message ----- From: "Eric A. Booth" <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu> Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:00 am Subject: Re: st: Create a new variable based on some other variables To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > 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 few > > other 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/ > > * > * 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/ > * * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: Create a new variable based on some other variables***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**References**:**st: Create a new variable based on some other variables***From:*"Charles Man@CCR" <ccrman@cityu.edu.hk>

**Re: st: Create a new variable based on some other variables***From:*"Eric A. Booth" <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>

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