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Re: st: Recode Issue: Getting new variable after recoding


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Recode Issue: Getting new variable after recoding
Date   Wed, 7 Nov 2012 11:31:00 +0000

I don't think this can make sense to anyone without sight of your data.

"The problem is that newvar becomes representative of 7 variables"

You need to expand on what you mean here and what your evidence is for
this statement.

NIck

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 11:23 AM, malay biswas <stata.malay@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
>
> I used command
>
>         tab prime, gen(flood)
>
> this command created 10 separate variables (flood1.....flood10)
>
> I reclubbed them selectively taking only 6 variables
>
>          egen newvar=group(flood1 flood2 flood3 flood4 flood5 flood6), label
>
> The problem is that newvar becomes representative of 7 variables.
> Could anyone explain me how come this seventh variable is getting
> clubbed/recoded under newvar.
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