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Re: st: Need help with string observations


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Need help with string observations
Date   Tue, 26 Feb 2013 13:12:20 -0500

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Rich

On 2/26/13 1:08 PM, Michael Stewart wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Can you please help me with  String function
> I have a list of patients and unfortunately some pts have their names
> recorded  in various formats like  James Edward ; James Edward H;
> James Edward J   etc
> Is it possible to write a code where the funcition  removes the last
> alphabet for the string if it is listed separately like
> 
>  James Edward H--> James Edward
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