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Re: st: drop multiple observations which are strings


From   brendan.halpin@ul.ie (Brendan Halpin)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: drop multiple observations which are strings
Date   Tue, 14 Feb 2012 21:05:53 +0000

It seems that some variant of the following should do what you want,
where rsvar is your string variable:

use resultsdata
merge m:1 rsvar using exclusionlist
keep if _merge==1

Brendan
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