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sql select if else multiple times

shekhb asked:

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Hi all I have a table which contains the name of person and item he has(1-50 range values). means two columns only.Now I have to select as :

<big>Name qty(1-10) qty(10-20) qty(20-30) qty(30-40) qty(40-50)
A 2
B 38
C 13
D 7</big>
Note: Here value is the exact quantity a person have.

I want to ask how to perform this in a single query. I know I can have multiple if else for the same column like if value is between 1- 10 then select it under first column else leave it blank.
Second is using multiple if else is okay or it is the worse practice.
Tags: SQL, SQL-Server (SQL-server-2000, SQL-server-2005)


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