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    Combining value labels without changing actual numeric responses

    I have responses from 1-8 where respondents were asked to rank a set of indicators. I want to combine value labels such that 1,2=High 3,4,5=Medium 6,7,8=Low. However, I do not want to alter individual's responses in the data view. I saw a previous suggestion for using the Transform function to...
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    Logistic regression. How to combine classes in a mullticategorical variable?

    Hi, I’m preparing some data with a view to carry out a multivariable logistic regression. The dependent variable is LANDSLIDES, i.e. occurrence, and is dichotomous (YES/NO). The independent variables are a collection of environmental factors, such as VEGETATION, SLOPE, ELEVATION, and...
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    recoding value labels within a variable

    Is there a way to change multiple value labels within one variable to the same value label without going through each case one by one? I have successfully combined many values into a new file by selecting cases using the "if" function, but the new file still retains old value labels. SO -...
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    combine values within one variable to create new varible

    I am trying to combine several values within one variable to create a new value category (not a new variable). My data is not coded numerically, but with letter designations. I have been attempting to do this by using the “select cases:if” function, but have been getting the following error...