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st: RE: how to transform a string variable to a numeric variable?


From   "Vassilopoulos Achilleas" <vassilopoulos.statalist@gmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: how to transform a string variable to a numeric variable?
Date   Mon, 31 Oct 2011 18:45:51 +0200

Hi Qian,

-destring- is what you're looking for.

Hope this helps,
Achilleas

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Sent: 31 October, 2011 18:40
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Subject: st: how to transform a string variable to a numeric variable?

Hi, all
   I wonder how to transform a string variable to a numeric variable in
stata?

Thanks,
Qian

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