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Re: st: Listing var1 if var* equals X


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Listing var1 if var* equals X
Date   Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:48:58 +0100

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Lars Folkestad
<lfolkestad@health.sdu.dk> wrote:
> i have my data in a wide format and have the following data
>
> Id hospital1 hospital2 hospital3 … hospitalN
>
> I would like to list the id if any of the hospital* equals a given code fx X2

list if inlist("X2", hospital1, hospital2, hospital3)

Also see -help inlist- and Nicholas J. Cox (2006) Stata tip 39: In a
list or out? In a range or out? The Stata Journal, 6(4):593-595.
<http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=dm0026>

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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