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Re: st: accuracy and preserving uniqueness of id
On tirsdag, feb 25, 2003, at 17:33 Canada/Eastern, Radu Ban wrote:
what's bothering me is that ids that are different in text become the
The only way to preserve accuracy of this many digits is to read it in
as a string (or possibly split the id into two parts). If you need to,
you can recode the string into running numbers after having read the
in stata. is there a way to preserve the accuracy and hence uniqueness
the ids in this situation?
Erik Ø. Sørensen, <http://www.geocities.com/erik_oiolf/>.
phd student (economics), Norwegian School of Economics.
currently visiting Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.
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