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Re: st: check for double id-numbers
On 11/24/05, Raoul C Reulen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have a data file and I want to know whether there are id-numbers that are used twice in the dataset? How can I run a check on this? Thanks.
. findit duplicates
...would have lead you to the -duplicates- command. See -man
duplicates- for more information. Alternatively you may want to use
Nick Cox's -dups- command which is also listed and is downloadable
from ssc by typing -ssc install dups-
There is also a first principle method given in the FAQ's (which are a
valuable resource) at...
-findit- and -search- are very useful commands within Stata, check out
the help pages for them.
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