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Re: st: how to delete observations with missing data


From   David Kantor <dkantor@jhu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to delete observations with missing data
Date   Fri, 15 Oct 2004 16:21:43 -0400

At 03:27 PM 10/15/2004 -0400, Sarah Smith wrote:
Dear STATA users;

I have a panel data and I want to delete the observations where the
data in the variable "name" is missing. I will appreciate if you can
help me.

Thanks,
Sarah
[...]
drop if mi(name)

...unless there is something more complex, like strings filled with blanks.

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Please avoid quoting irrelevant text in your messages. Apparently you issued your message by replying to a previous, unrelated, message, but you retained all of it within yours.

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I hope this helps,
--David


David Kantor
Institute for Policy Studies
Johns Hopkins University
dkantor@jhu.edu
410-516-5404

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