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Re: st: SUM question

From   Richard Williams <>
To, "" <>
Subject   Re: st: SUM question
Date   Wed, 14 May 2008 23:47:17 -0500

At 10:29 PM 5/14/2008, Yamamoto, Satomi wrote:

I'm wondering if anybody knows the Stata command that is equivalent to the following SPSS command:

compute newvar= sum(var1, var2).

The SUM function in SPSS allows you to keep cases with missing values instaead of droppoing them. It's one way of preventing listwise deletion. It would be great if I can get help with this.

egen newvar = rowtotal(var1 var2)

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