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st: RE: generating age variable
Kim Price [HTML deleted!!!]
> I would like to create an age variable that subtracts
> each dob from a particular date. I looked at the
> reference guides and web page, but they were not
> helpful in answering this question.
> I've tried the following, but they both create missing values.
> generate age=mdy(4,15,01-dob)/365.25
> generate smpdate=mdy(4,1,01);
> format smpdate %d;
> gen age=(smpdate-dob)/365.25;
> Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
You need to tell us what -dob- is, e.g.
by giving an example.
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