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st: SV: RE: Convert text categories to labels


From   "Tomas Lind" <tomas.lind@ki.se>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: SV: RE: Convert text categories to labels
Date   Thu, 3 Jun 2010 12:11:40 +0200

Many thanks Martin and Nick for helpful advice.

/Tomas




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[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] För Martin Weiss
Skickat: den 3 juni 2010 11:57
Till: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Ämne: st: RE: Convert text categories to labels


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***********
clear*
inp str20 city
London
Paris
Stockholm
end
encode city, gen(numcity)
l
l, nol
***********


HTH
Martin


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Tomas Lind
Sent: Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010 11:54
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Convert text categories to labels

Hi all,

I have a variable "city" with the categories London, Paris, Stockholm (and
lots of other cities). How can I make a new variable that is numeric with
London, Paris, Stockholm (and so on) as value labels?


/Tomas

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