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MULTENCODE: Stata module to encode multiple string variables into numeric


  • Nicholas J. Cox

    () (Durham University)


multencode creates new numeric variables newvarlist, with value labels defined and attached, based on the string variables strvarlist. The same set of value labels is used for all the new variables.

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  • Nicholas J. Cox, 2009. "MULTENCODE: Stata module to encode multiple string variables into numeric," Statistical Software Components S456993, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 21 Jan 2009.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s456993 Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install multencode". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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    encode; string; numeric; value labels;


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