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Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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"'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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RE: st: RE: importing html to stata - http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm |

Date |
Thu, 8 Dec 2011 14:20:46 +0000 |

Regex aficionados would want to emphasise that replace entry = regexm(text, "^\([E|N|Y][0-9]") if entry == 0 replace entry = regexm(text, "^[E|N|Y][0-9]") if entry == 0 is equivalent to replace entry = regexm(text, "^\(*[E|N|Y][0-9]") if entry == 0 Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox Sent: 08 December 2011 13:44 To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu' Subject: RE: st: RE: importing html to stata - http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm Note that the code segment I gave is tailored to the document you specified. But the small tricks in using functions may well still be useful for other documents. BTW, I tried copy and paste first, but that failed for some reason. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Lars Folkestad Sent: 08 December 2011 13:35 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: RE: importing html to stata - http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm That was what i thought. The best way to go is prob to find the ICD lists i need online, use your infile suggestion and then merge the two data sets. Thank you. lars Den 08/12/11 14.27 skrev "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>: >No, not directly. You can only attach value labels to integers, remember. > >But the best way you can do something similar is likely to be with a >-merge-. > >Nick >n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > >Lars Folkestad > >Thank you Nick, that worked fantastic. >Is it possible to use this newly created dta file as a value label for >another data set, so that if fx in my other data set i have a patient with >the diagnosis 000.0 which is essential cholera, the essential cholera will >show up as a value label? >lars > >Den 08/12/11 14.11 skrev "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>: > >>Followed by >> >>gen var1 = word(text, 1) >>gen var2 = subinstr(text, word(text, 1), "", 1) >> >> >>Nick >>n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk >> >> >>-----Original Message----- >>From: Nick Cox >>Sent: 08 December 2011 13:07 >>To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu' >>Subject: RE: importing html to stata - >>http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm >> >>This seemed to work for me. It took a few iterations. >> >>infile str244 text using http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm, clear >>drop in 1/39 >>drop in 20827/L >>compress >>gen entry = regexm(text, "^\(*[0-9]") >>replace entry = regexm(text, "^\([E|N|Y][0-9]") if entry == 0 >>replace entry = regexm(text, "^[E|N|Y][0-9]") if entry == 0 >>replace entry = sum(entry) >>replace text = text[_n-1] + " " + text if entry == entry[_n-1] >>sort entry, stable >>by entry : keep if _n == _N >>drop entry >> >>Nick >>n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk >> >> >>-----Original Message----- >>From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >>[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Lars Folkestad >>Sent: 08 December 2011 12:42 >>To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >>Subject: st: importing html to stata - >>http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm >> >>Dear List >> >>I would like to download the following html into stata: >>http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm >>I would like to make the numbers from 000 - _n be var1 and the text from >>cholera to be var2 >> >>Can this be done through stata or do i need to go via a program of some >>sort. >>I've tried searching the list, and found one example: >>http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-03/msg00535.html >>But i must admit i did not understand what that was all about, and i dont >>think it applies to my problem. > * * 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/

**References**:**RE: st: RE: importing html to stata - http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm***From:*Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: importing html to stata - http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm***From:*Lars Folkestad <lfolkestad@health.sdu.dk>

**RE: st: RE: importing html to stata - http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/icd8h.htm***From:*Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

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