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Re: st: basic question


From   Daniel Marcelino <dmsilv@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: basic question
Date   Mon, 22 Aug 2011 21:16:31 -0400

Well, I don't know exactly what yours variables means.
If you have numeric values, you result should be:
v1 v2 v3  sal
1   2   3    6
1   .    1    2


Daniel

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 9:11 PM, Nadine Brooks <nb.statalist@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
>>>
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