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st: RE: Create Dummy Variable


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Create Dummy Variable
Date   Tue, 29 Jun 2010 17:22:50 +0100

-tabulate new_brand, gen()- 

Or just use factor variable notation. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Hobst

I have a Variable called New_Brand, it consists of 56 different Brand
names.
Is there a command, which lets me create a dummy variable for each of
the
brand? Sorry for the noob question, but i dont get it.
I tried it with foreach but didnt get it right 

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