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st: RE: Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 9:18:37 +0000


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 9:18:37 +0000
Date   Wed, 31 Jul 2002 10:58:41 +0100

christopher@fergusson030481.freeserve.co.uk
>
> I need to set up a do file to calculate the crude incidence
> rates (per year) for certain cancers.  To do this i need to
> use the total population of a certain area and the total
> registrations in that area.  However these are stored in
> seperate datasets.  Would it be possible for anybody to
> point me in the direction on any documentation which would help.


[U]     Chapter 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commands for
combining data
        (help append, joinby, merge)

[R]     merge  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Merge
datasets
        (help merge)


Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

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