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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: Creating a new variable conditional on the values for 2 other variables |

Date |
Tue, 10 May 2011 08:34:44 +0100 |

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 2:08 AM, Hitesh Chandwani <chandwanihitesh@mail.utexas.edu> wrote: > Thank you, Christian! This works! > > -Hitesh > > > On May 9, 2011, at 7:57 PM, Christian Holz (Stata list) wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> generate C=A >> replace C=B if !missing(B) >> >> Best, >> C >> >> On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 8:50 PM, Hitesh Chandwani >> <chandwanihitesh@mail.utexas.edu> wrote: >>> >>> Dear Statalisters, >>> >>> I am looking for a solution to the following problem. >>> >>> I have 2 variables, A and B. I have values of A for all observations and >>> values of B for some. A and B are both cost variables such that >>> (B=A+extra >>> cost). I need to generate a new variable C, such that C=B (for >>> observations >>> having a value for B), otherwise C=A >>> >>> I'd be highly obliged if I get a solution to this problem. >>> >>> Regards, >>> Hitesh S. Chandwani >>> chandwanihitesh@mail.utexas.edu >>> >>> >>> >>> * >>> * 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/ > > * > * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: Creating a new variable conditional on the values for 2 other variables***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

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**Re: st: Creating a new variable conditional on the values for 2 other variables***From:*"Christian Holz (Stata list)" <statalist@holz.ca>

**Re: st: Creating a new variable conditional on the values for 2 other variables***From:*Hitesh Chandwani <chandwanihitesh@mail.utexas.edu>

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