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TomiKong
Fluorite | Level 6

Hi guys,

I want to reformat my data. If gender="M", I'll reformat it as 1.if others,  I'll reformat it as 0.  I wrote the codes as below. But it didn't work as expected.  Did I use "others" wrongly?  Thanks.

Tomi

proc format;

value $gender   "M"=1

                              others=0;

data have;

input gender $ @@;

datalines;

F M M G R T

;

run;

data want;

set have;

format gender $gender.;

run;

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kuridisanjeev
Quartz | Level 8

And you can apply your format in first data step also.

Don't required second data step..

proc format;

value $gender   "M"=1

                       OTHER=0;

data have;

input gender $ @@;

format gender $Gernder.;

datalines;

F M M G R T

;

run;

Thanks..

Sanjeev.K

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kuridisanjeev
Quartz | Level 8

Hi Tomiking...

Small correction in your code...

Just write "OTHER" instead of "OTHERS".....:-)

Thanks & Regards

Sanjeev.K

kuridisanjeev
Quartz | Level 8

And you can apply your format in first data step also.

Don't required second data step..

proc format;

value $gender   "M"=1

                       OTHER=0;

data have;

input gender $ @@;

format gender $Gernder.;

datalines;

F M M G R T

;

run;

Thanks..

Sanjeev.K

TomiKong
Fluorite | Level 6

Got it. Thanks.

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