Errata for An Introduction to Stata Programming

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(1) Chapter 3, p. 55, last example
forvalues i = 11/15 {
        rename v‘i’ = x ‘=1960 + ‘i’’
}
forvalues i = 11/15 {
        rename v‘i’ x‘=1960 + ‘i’’
}
(1) Chapter 4, p. 74, last Stata command on page
display "Analysis run by $USER from $BASEDIR at `c(current-date)' `c(current-time)'" display "Analysis run by $USER from $BASEDIR at `c(current_date)' `c(current_time)'"
(1) Chapter 5, p. 85, first Stata command
. assert NCPregnancy = 0 if gender == "Male" . assert NCPregnancy == 0 if gender == "Male"
(1) Chapter 7, p. 158, fifth command in example
. local ncty: word count country
. local ncty: word count `country' 
(1) Chapter 7, p. 158, second sentence of first paragraph
To extract those values on the right-hand side of the generate command, ... To extract those values on the right-hand side of the replace command, ...
(1) Chapter 8, p. 161, Stata command
local county Suffolk Norfolk Middlesex Worcester Hampden
local cseat Boston Dedham Cambridge Worcester Springfield
local wc 0
foreach c of local county {
       local ++wc
       local sn: word `wc' of `cseat'
       generate seatshare`county' = `sn' / `c'
}
local county Suffolk Norfolk Middlesex Worcester Hampden
local cseat Boston Dedham Cambridge Worcester Springfield
local wc 0
foreach c of local county {
       local ++wc
       local sn: word `wc' of `cseat'
       generate seatshare`c' = `sn' / `c'
}

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