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Re: st: Breaking a categorical variable into a set of binary variables


From   Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Breaking a categorical variable into a set of binary variables
Date   Fri, 5 Mar 2010 09:44:58 -0600

>

Try -tab- with the "gen()" option or the package -dummies- from SSC.

**
clear
webuse auto
tab for, gen(f)
ssc install dummies
dummies for

**
~ Eric

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On Mar 5, 2010, at 9:42 AM, Miranda Kim wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a Stata v11 user, and I seem to remember coming across a command that generates 0/1 variables for each category of a categorical variable, but I don't remember what this was...
> Any ideas anyone?
> Many thanks and best wishes,
> Miranda
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