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Re: st: AW: label define


From   Miranda Kim <mk@mrc.soton.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: label define
Date   Wed, 11 Nov 2009 12:20:03 +0000

Yes that's very handy, thank you!

Martin Weiss wrote:
<>
ALso, if you often get stuck with such problems, NJC`S -ssc d labutil- could
be for you...



HTH
Martin


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Gesendet: Mittwoch, 11. November 2009 12:24
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: st: label define

A basic question...
How can I create a new label set for the values of a variable, by modifying an old one?
For example if I have:
label define agegrp 1 "17-24" 2 "25-34" 3 "35-44" 4 "45-54" 5 "55-63"

and I want to create a new label set with a different name, say agegrp2 that has the following values:
1 "17-24" 2 "25-34" 3 "35-44" 4 ">=45"

Can I use the label set agegrp with the option modify, to create a new label set rather than just overwriting the agegrp label?

Many thanks for your help!

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