Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2005 15:13:42 -0400
Reply-To: Amy Thelk <amythelk@YAHOO.COM>
Sender: "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Amy Thelk <amythelk@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: computing new var along with DO IF
I tried to compute a new variable that separates students who got need-
based financial aid from those who didn't, while filtering out from the
new variable those students who qualified for a program
called "AccessUVa." When I use the following syntax, the AccessUVa folks
are filtered out of the first value of the new variable (finother=1) but
they are not filtered out of the second (finother =2.
Can anyone let me know how to get better results than I've gotten by using
Do If (finalneed gt 0 and AccessUVa=2).
else if (finalneed le 0 and AccessUVa=2).
Value label finother 1 'Received need-based aid' 2 'Did not receive need-