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st: Recode non-integers to positive integers


From   Frank Gallo <fjgallo@mac.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Recode non-integers to positive integers
Date   Fri, 21 Aug 2009 21:15:45 -0400

Hi All,

I have a variable that has 28 unique non-integer values, which range from 2.87 to 6.04. I would like to recode the values to positive integers from 1 to 28 respectively. Is there a simpler way instead of "recode old var (2.87=1)....(6.04=28), generate(new var)" to accomplish this? Thank you.

Best,
Frank
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