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How can I modify this query so it won't change all degree col to null.

Posted on 2011-03-15
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I ran this query 2 or 3 times.  When I open the table, all degree column data is now null.  How can I modify this so if degree doesn't meet any of the when condition then it doesn't get changed.  thanks.
Update dbo.PersonDegree
	SET degree = 
	case 
		when (degree='M.D.') then 'MD'
		when (degree in('B.Sc.', 'B.S.', 'B.S', 'BS(High Honors)', 'BS/MS', 'B.sc.', 'BSc')) then 'BS'
		when (degree IN('Ph. D.', 'Ph D', 'Ph.D.')) then 'PhD.'
		when (degree IN('M.S.', 'Masters', 'M. Sci.')) then 'MS'
		when degree='DMD' then 'DDM'
		when degree ='Psy.D' then 'DPSY'
		when degree in('B.A', 'B.A.') then 'BA'
		when degree='B.M.S.' then 'BMS'
		when degree='D.O.' then 'DO'
		when degree='DNSC' then 'DSN'
		when degree='M.A.' then 'MA'
		when degree='M.B.B.S' then 'MD'
		when degree='MS.B' then 'MSB'
		when degree='P.A.' then 'PA'
		when degree='MSN BS' then 'MSN'
	End

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Update dbo.PersonDegree
	SET degree = 
	case 
		when (degree='M.D.') then 'MD'
		when (degree in('B.Sc.', 'B.S.', 'B.S', 'BS(High Honors)', 'BS/MS', 'B.sc.', 'BSc')) then 'BS'
		when (degree IN('Ph. D.', 'Ph D', 'Ph.D.')) then 'PhD.'
		when (degree IN('M.S.', 'Masters', 'M. Sci.')) then 'MS'
		when degree='DMD' then 'DDM'
		when degree ='Psy.D' then 'DPSY'
		when degree in('B.A', 'B.A.') then 'BA'
		when degree='B.M.S.' then 'BMS'
		when degree='D.O.' then 'DO'
		when degree='DNSC' then 'DSN'
		when degree='M.A.' then 'MA'
		when degree='M.B.B.S' then 'MD'
		when degree='MS.B' then 'MSB'
		when degree='P.A.' then 'PA'
		when degree='MSN BS' then 'MSN'
                ELSE degree
	End

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by:Alex Matzinger
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add this to the end of the case statement
   

   when degree='MSN BS' then 'MSN'
   else degree=degree
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