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st: decimal years


From   Caleb Southworth <caleb@uoregon.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: decimal years
Date   Thu, 10 Aug 2006 16:51:12 -0700 (PDT)

How can decimal years be read into stata? The data are %9.4f and identify
year, month and day, for example

event1
1932.2880
1949.0410
1939.4270

I would like to be able to extract the mdy and to be able to tsset my
data, the latter requiring integers.

Caleb
caleb@uoregon.edu
University of Oregon Sociology
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