Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 18:07:12 -0400
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Subject: Re: New Var from 3 vars
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Thanks, Bob. Transformation worked first time.
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>>> firstname.lastname@example.org 05/12/03 06:00PM >>>
Unless I'm misunderstanding you, this should suffice...
IF (VAR1 = 16 OR VAR2 = 16 OR VAR3 = 16) NEWVAR = 1.
RECODE NEWVAR (1=1) (ELSE=0).
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|From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf
|Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 5:50 PM
|Subject: New Var from 3 vars
|The solution offered by Jim Marks to James Moffitt recently should
|enabled me to solve this, but I have not be able. So....
|If any of three existing vars has the value of 16, I would like to
|create a new var that would have value of "1" if 16 was present in
|one of the three, or "0" if absent.
|Thanks in advance.
|Peter J. Fagan, Ph.D.
|Associate Professor of Medical Psychology
|Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
|Tel: 410 424-4958
|Personal Fax: (same as telephone number)
|Johns Hopkins HealthCare
|6704 Curtis Ct.
|Glen Burnie, MD 21060
|*Important: If you choose to send confidential information via
|please be advised that the security of electronic mail cannot be
|Similarly, delivery of electronic mail is also not guaranteed.
|Therefore, if you
|do not receive a timely response from me, please contact me through
|phone number listed above.