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Re: st: Generating dummies with xi

From   Jeph Herrin <>
Subject   Re: st: Generating dummies with xi
Date   Mon, 11 Apr 2011 22:43:16 -0400

If you don't care about interaction terms, use -tab-

 . tab myvar, gen(myvar_)

will generate variables myvar_1-myvar_n, one dummy for
each value of -myvar-.


On 4/11/2011 8:34 AM, emanuele mazzini wrote:
Dear all Stata users,
I just discovered the command xi to generate dummies, but I also
noticed that by default it omits one of the values. This is obvious on
one hand, but on the other hand, does anyone of you knows a way to
tell Stata to generate dummies for all groups and to omit none of

Thank to all of you in advance,
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