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Re: st: RE: creating individuals ID numbers


From   <delibera@illinois.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: creating individuals ID numbers
Date   Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:58:39 -0500 (CDT)

Thanks Nick, I will look at that.

---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 20:21:21 +0100
>From: Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>  
>Subject: st: RE: creating individuals ID numbers  
>To: "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>
>This is an FAQ. Start with 
>
>FAQ     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Creating group identifiers
>        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N. J. Cox and W. Gould
>        3/01    How do I create individual identifiers numbered
>                from 1 upwards?
>                http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/group.html
>
>and feel free to return with unanswered specific questions. The advice in that FAQ 
can certainly be combined with prior random shuffling. On this post alone, I would 
advise that rather than a deterministic rule. 
>
>Nick 
>n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
>
>delibera@illinois.edu
>
>I have a new database where I have confidential information about individuals, 
including 
>their names, address and ID numbers that can not become public.
>
>I need to create new ID numbers so that the database can become public. I thought 
>about doing in some different ways, like to create a new rule for a number based on 
the 
>old ID number, or to create random numbers.
>
>But I would like to ask your opinion about the best way to do it.
>
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