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st: generating variable if condition met


From   Caliph Omar Moumin <sheikmoumin@yahoo.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: generating variable if condition met
Date   Thu, 5 Jul 2012 04:56:34 -0700 (PDT)

Dear All

  
There is a string variable ‘hproblem’ containing diseases classification, which has codes from 1- 436.
I want to generate a variable ‘type’ which is ‘hproblem’ classified into two; 1 for group1 and 0 for group2.
The following codes of the variable ‘hproblem’ required to be included in group1
1-50, 53-103, 124-165, 167, 171, 175 -182, 188-200, 223-252, 257, 262-287, 313-336, 356-362
AND ALL THE REST in group two.
Is there a simple way to generate variable ‘type’?
Kind Regards,
Moumin

Email:  sheikmoumin@yahoo.com 


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