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RE: Missing values [was: RE: st: simple question]
At 04:54 PM 6/2/2004 -0700, David E Moore wrote:
Is it worth pointing out that SAS, which may be the most widely used stat
Good points. I'm not a SAS user, so I'll concede my original complaint.
package on the planet, uses missing value codes almost exactly the same
Stata uses them. S-Plus uses an internal code (similar to old-style Stata's
Is it also the case in SAS that if you say something like
regress y x if age > 40
you also get the missing cases on age included? That is the main other
thing I dislike about Stata's handling of MD, although it is easy enough to
work around so long as you are careful.
Mostly, though, if Stat/Transfer gets better at handling MD conversions,
I'll be happy.
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