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Re: st: longitudinal data


From   Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>
To   "<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: longitudinal data
Date   Sun, 5 Jun 2011 02:42:48 +0000

<>

bys visit: egen everdead = max(died)

- Eric
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Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu


On Jun 4, 2011, at 9:21 PM, Tina Hernandez-Boussard wrote:

> Hi All,
> 
> I have longitudinal data and I would like to flag a person as dead, =
> although this information is only contained in their last observation
> 
> I have created a count of the number of observations for a unique id
> 
> by visit: gen time =3D _n
> 
> this is what I am trying, but I am not getting correct results:
> 
> by visit : gen dead =3D 1 if died =3D=3D 1
> 
> I would like to have the flag dead=3D1 for all the rows of data for this =
> person, even though they do not die until _n =3D=3D 5
> 
> This is only capture the visit they died, and not all of their visits.
> 
> Any help???
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Tina
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