I am trying to do a nested case when query. My table has ID, code1 and code2 columns.
create table as select ID, code1 case when code1 is not null then 'yes' else (select code2, case when code 2 is not null then 'no' else 'NA' from table) from table
What I want to achieve is that if code1 is null, I want to go ahead and check for code2 being null or not null. If code1 is not null then it gets a tag ‘yes’ right away without any checks on code2.
What would be the right way to do this. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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You only need 1
SELECT ID, code1, CASE WHEN code1 IS NOT NULL THEN 'yes' WHEN code2 IS NOT NULL THEN 'no' ELSE 'NA' END AS tag FROM tablename
WHEN branch is processed only if the previous ones failed.
Combined with creating a table, you get the id and a tag with your specification
CREATE TABLE mynewtable SELECT ID, CASE WHEN code1 IS NOT NULL THEN 'yes' WHEN code2 IS NOT NULL THEN 'no' ELSE 'NA' END tag FROM table1
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