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Re: st: How to select missing variables for analysis?


From   "Friedrich Huebler" <fhuebler@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How to select missing variables for analysis?
Date   Thu, 4 Oct 2007 19:28:11 +0200

Ziad,

If 888 has a meaning different from "system missing", you may want to
recode these values as an extended missing value in Stata. See -help
missing-.

Friedrich

On 10/4/07, Ziad El-Khatib <Ziad.El-Khatib@ki.se> wrote:
> Hi!
> it might be very basic question, but any tips will be great!
> In my dataset, missing variables are given value of "888", I know how
> to label them as missing in SPSS and this won't affect analysis, so
> they will not be shown.
>
> I ma trying to find a way to let STATA analyse dataset by avoiding
> including records with value 888 in variable "weight" (for example)
>
> Any tips how to do in STATA?
>
>
> Thank you and best regards
> ziad
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