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Re: st: basic question


From   Nadine Brooks <nb.statalist@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: basic question
Date   Mon, 22 Aug 2011 22:11:18 -0300

By there are missing values particularlly in v9102 and v1022, so I
think that I can not use the operator +, can I?



2011/8/22 Daniel Marcelino <dmsilv@gmail.com>:
> try
>
> gen sal= (v9535 + v9102 + v1022)
>
> Daniel
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 8:54 PM, Nadine Brooks <nb.statalist@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi statalist
>>
>> I am a beginner Stata user and I am having trouble to generate a new
>> variable. I am using:
>> gen sal=sum (v9535,v9102,v1022)
>> and I am getting: v9535,v9102,v1022 invalid name
>> r(198);
>>
>> But the names of all the variables are correct, so what I am doing wrong?
>>
>> Thanks
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