Bookmark and Share

Notice: On March 31, it was announced that Statalist is moving from an email list to a forum. The old list will shut down on April 23, and its replacement, is already up and running.

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: st: Missing value= Help with gen command.

From   Oliver Jones <>
Subject   Re: st: Missing value= Help with gen command.
Date   Thu, 05 May 2011 14:48:52 +0200

gen sum_of_a_b = A + B

gen byte dumab = (sum_of_a_b > 0) | (sum_of_a_b == .)


Am 05.05.2011 14:38, schrieb vikramfinavker:
HI all,

I am trying to generate new variable which is sum of A and B. i used:

gen dumab=0

replace dumab=1 if A+B>0

however my problem is that where A has value and B has missing value (.) it
gives me answer (.) but instead i want 1.

Could any one please help me with this.

Thanks a lot.

View this message in context:
Sent from the Statalist mailing list archive at
*   For searches and help try:

Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Lehrstuhl für Ökonometrie und Statistik
- -
Bielefeld University
Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
Chair of Econometrics and Statistics
- -
Raum / room:  V9-110
Tel / phone:  +49 (0)521 106 4871
*   For searches and help try:

© Copyright 1996–2016 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index