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Need to count values when a column contains 2 possible values. Stored Procedure

Posted on 2008-06-18
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I have a column whose value can be either 'R' or 'O' indicating owneres and renters.

I need a sql statement that returns the total number of renters and owners in an 'Renters' column and
'Owners' column.

for Example:

Owners   Renters
1392        8372

Psuedocode:
Select from tablename
Count(Where fieldname value='O') as Owners,
Count(Where fieldname value='R') as Renters

FROM TableName

What is the syntax?

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chuckatwork earned 250 total points
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Use a case statement

Select sum (case when when fieldname = 'O' then 1 else 0 end) as Owners,
sum (case when when fieldname = 'R' then 1 else 0 end) as Renters,
from tablename

-Chuck
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by:Dovberman
ID: 21816103
That worked,

I just replaced the 'when when' with 'when'

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