Converting Alphanumeric Age Codes to Numeric Values

TO NUMERIC VALUES

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The RECODE changes the alphanumeric victim ages of victims under 1 year of age to a numeric value and the CONVERT creates a new victim age variable converting all alphanumeric representations of victim age to their numeric counterparts.
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recode vic_age ('BB' = .7),('NN' = .1),('NB' = .2)(convert) into v_age.