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show records that have character string grater than 2

I have a query that displays customer information, I want to display the records where the state is grater than 2 characters
SELECT     TOP (100) PERCENT CUSTNMBR, CUSTNAME, ADDRESS1, ADDRESS2, CITY, STATE, ZIP, PHONE1
FROM         dbo.RM00101
WHERE     (NOT (ADDRESS1 = ADDRESS2)) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS = 'OBS')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS = 'EMP')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS = 'EXP')) AND 
                      (NOT (CUSTCLAS = 'ADV')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS = '')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS = 'VEN')) AND (NOT (CUSTNMBR LIKE '%MISC%')) AND 
                      (ADRSCODE = 'PRIMARY') AND (NOT (ZIP = ' ')) AND (NOT (ZIP LIKE '%N%')) AND (NOT (ZIP = '14624')) AND (NOT (STATE = ' ')) AND (NOT (STATE = '67')) 
                      AND (NOT (ADDRESS1 = '100 airpark drive')) AND (NOT (ADDRESS1 LIKE '%PAYABLE%')) AND (NOT (ADDRESS1 LIKE 'Business%')) AND 
                      (NOT (ADDRESS1 LIKE 'Attn%')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE 'CF')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE 'FA')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE 'PD')) AND 
                      (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE 'SA')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE 'SD')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE '.')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE 'PA')) AND 
                      (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE 'DNS')) AND (NOT (CUSTCLAS LIKE 'NC')) AND (NOT (HOLD = 1)) AND (NOT (INACTIVE = 1)) AND (NOT (CITY = ' '))
ORDER BY CUSTCLAS

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skull52
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skull52
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pjpatricioCommented:
Just add AND LEN(STATE)>2 to your where clause
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Erick37Commented:
Or if you want to ignore spaces:

LEN(RTRIM(LTRIM(STATE)))>2
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skull52Author Commented:
Thanks, Both worked but Erick's gave the best result because it ignored the spaces.
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