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Re: st: combining different storage types


From   daniel klein <klein.daniel.81@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: combining different storage types
Date   Sat, 8 Oct 2011 18:09:18 +0200

Edward,

note that "05" , as in your example "Germany05", is unlikely to be
hold in a numeric variable, since leading zeros are not stored.

Assuming that variable "year" has four digits you might want to change
Nick's third suggestion to read

. g ctryear = country + substr(string(year), 3, .)

Best
Daniel
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