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Re: st: loop within a loop


From   Adam Guerrero <adamgue@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: loop within a loop
Date   Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:32:57 -0400

Hi Ryan,

Thank you so much for such a quick response and pointers.

Adam

On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Ryan Stevens <stevrl7@gmail.com> wrote:
> Adam,
>
> A loop is not necessary for this. You could either i. generate new
> dummies using 'tab group, gen(ethnicity)' and then rename the
> variables or ii. generate dummies by combining generate and
> conditionals. I'm going with ii. here:
>
> gen white = (eth == 1)
> gen black = (eth == 2)
> gen hispanic = (eth==3)
> gen asian = (eth == 4)
> gen mixed = (eth==5)
>
> Best,
> Ryan
>
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 11:20 AM, Adam Guerrero <adamgue@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am trying to create a loop within a loop for the following block of
>> code (loop through variables white, black, hispanic, asian, and mixed
>> from values 1 to 5):
>>
>> generate white=0
>> replace white=1 if eth==1
>> generate black=0
>> replace black=1 if eth==2
>> generate hispanic=0
>> replace hispanic=1 if eth==3
>> generate asian=0
>> replace asian=1 if eth==4
>> generate mixed=0
>> replace mixed=1 if eth==5
>>
>> I know decode would be easier, but please consider responding to help
>> me out learning how to loop.
>>
>> I'm relatively new to Stata, so any suggestions would be very much appreciated.
>>
>> Thank you in advance,
>>
>> Adam Guerrero
>>
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