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Date:         Wed, 8 Mar 2000 02:22:14 +0100
Reply-To:     "Christian F.G. Schendera" <schendera@NIKOCITY.DE>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Christian F.G. Schendera" <schendera@NIKOCITY.DE>
Subject:      Q ARRAY prob (skipping vars)
Comments: To: SASL <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
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Hi there, array strikes again. this time it's no oversight, but a straightforward 'I don't know how to do it'. I want to compute means and I need to add a class var only for every second var with an -2 ending (except var1912). Every -2-var (except var1912) should build a class. The means should be computable later by these classes. I've prepared code to aplay round with. I have no clue how to add a class var for every second -2-var at the same time. Brute force solutions and aesthetic codings equally welcome. All the best, Chris

data TEST ; input var1911 var1912 var1921 var1922 var1931 var1932 var1941 var1942 var1951 var1952 var1961 var1962 var1971 var1972 var1981 var1982 var1991 var1992 var19101 var19102 var19111 var19112 var1912 ; cards; 1 39 1 23 1 34 ... ; run ;

data TEST2 (keep = FRAGE19m ) ; set GREN1619 ; array newvars(*) FRAGE19m ; array f1(*) var1912 var1922 var1932 var1942 var1952 var1962 var1972 var1982 var1992 var19102 var19112 ; do i = 1 to dim(newvars) ; newvars(i) = . ; end ; * set all to missing ; do i = 1 to dim(f1) ; if f1(i) = 1 then do ; FRAGE19f = i ; output ; end ; end ;

run ;


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