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Re: st: How can I create a new variable based on labels for another variable?


From   Qursum Qasim <qursumqasim@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How can I create a new variable based on labels for another variable?
Date   Mon, 11 Apr 2011 16:31:30 -0400

It worked...thanks!!

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Joerg Luedicke
<joerg.luedicke@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Qursum Qasim <qursumqasim@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I've got a dataset where the countries have been given numeric codes
>> and the names of the countries are given as labels associated with
>> each numeric code. I am trying to create a new string variable that
>> will contain the labels (country names instead of the numeric codes).
>> Any ideas how I can do that?
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Regards,
>> Qursum Qasim
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>
> -decode- should be appropriate for that job.
>
> J.
>
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