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Date:   Wed, 10 Apr 2002 10:41:03 -0400
Reply-To:   "Beckman, Anthony" <>
Sender:   "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   "Beckman, Anthony" <>
Subject:   Gender codes
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Greetings All

I am looking at some code that was given to me for help in learning SPSS. I see within it a few lines of syntax that transforms gender values from 1= female and 2 = male to -1 = female and 1 = male.

Any specific reasons why someone might do this? Does it help in running regressions?


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