jQuery Loop

I have a pices of jQuery that loops and adds up a price.  However, I don't have it working 100%.  The loop if the total does not equal 100 Than I make it 100.  BUT the following iterations don't matter. I have the following:
if (item_count == 1) {
 		if(premium_total < 100) {
			premium_total = 100;
		} else {
			premium_total = premium_total;
			}
		} 

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But instead of item_count, I need it to be (If this is the first time looping)
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David SankovskySenior SysAdminCommented:
Did you try a Do while?

Do while means First run the loop, Then check the condition
Meaning you will ALWAYS enter the loop at least once.

though if I understand you correctly, you need to start looping when premium_total = 100.
So why don't you just.. Set it first, and then start looping? Or Am I getting the point wrong?
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rgranlundAuthor Commented:
The loop always runs once but then on other occasions it will run more than once.  I need to make sure the first time it runs, it meets 100, the other times it loops it does not need to check for this.  The reason it is not "Just Set", is because there are about 50 factors being taken into consideration.
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David SankovskySenior SysAdminCommented:
You could use a boolean flag :
as in
if(FirstRun)
{ if (<100)....

but that's pretty much what you've been doing with an integer.

I don't see another way of going around this.
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Julian HansenCommented:
I don't see a loop in the code
Can you post the full code so we can see what you are trying to do.
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rgranlundAuthor Commented:
This was not the solution, however, I got me going in the correct direction to solve the issue.  What I ended up using was the {row_id}
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