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Re: st: Year to start 1st April

From   Nick Winter <[email protected]>
To   [email protected], [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Year to start 1st April
Date   Sun, 07 Mar 2004 15:46:14 -0500

At 11:20 PM 3/5/2004 -0500, Richard Williams wrote:
Whoops. I think the original solution I posted quickly gets off a day. I think it is fixable, but how about this instead:

. gen finyear = year(datevisit)

. replace finyear = finyear - 1 if month(datevisit) < 4
Just a quick note to note, as it were, that this approach can be done in one line:

. gen finyear = year(datevisit) - (month(datevisit)<4)

(This works because the logical condition will evaluate to 0 or 1, as appropriate.

--Nick Winter

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