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Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu> |

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"<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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Re: st: "Label define" syntax for "all other values" |

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Fri, 24 Sep 2010 06:55:12 +0000 |

<> lab def rr_jobf 1 "Driver" 2 "Conductor" 3 "Brakeman" 4 "Fireman", modify levelsof rr_job if rr_job>4, local(lev) foreach x in `lev' { lab def rr_jobf `x' "All Other Jobs", modify } lab li lab val rr_job rr_jobf -Eric __ Eric A. Booth Public Policy Research Institute Texas A&M University ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu Office: +979.845.6754 On Sep 24, 2010, at 1:46 AM, Dan Waldo wrote: > Dear list members, > Suppose that variable rr_job takes the values 1,2,3,...,999. Can I construct a format for this variable that specifies some values and lumps the rest into a catchall category? That is, can I write > > label define rr_jobf 1 "Driver" 2 "Conductor" 3 "Brakeman" 4 "Fireman" <other> "All other jobs" > > where <other> represents the syntax I don't know but means any value not elsewhere specified. > > Thanks! > > > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: "Label define" syntax for "all other values"***From:*Dan Waldo <dan_waldo@yahoo.com>

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