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Re: st: About Data transfermation


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: About Data transfermation
Date   Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:49:56 +0100

Good news, and thanks for the thread closure.

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 7:47 AM, Lynn <lynn09v@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Prof. Nick,
>
> I am sorry I forgot to mention the data type is of .xpt. This type of data
> can be read by Stata. Thank you and thank Prof. Williams for informative
> suggestion.
>
> Best Regards,
> Lynn
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 8:43 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: About Data transfermation
>
> I may have missed something here, but I don't see that Lynn has
> provided any information on what is meant by SAS format. So, it
> doesn't follow that Stat/Transfer -- or even access to SAS -- is
> needed at all.
>
> Nick
>
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 5:36 PM, Richard Williams
> <richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> wrote:
>> At 01:10 AM 8/15/2012, Lynn wrote:
>>>
>>> Thank you Prof. Williams.
>>>
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Lynn
>>
>>
>> If you are at a University, see if it offers GradPlan. Stat/Transfer is
> much
>> cheaper through GradPlan.
>>
>> http://www.stata.com/order/new/edu/gradplans/us-pickup/
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Richard
>>> Williams
>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 8:21 AM
>>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu; statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>> Subject: Re: st: About Data transfermation
>>>
>>> At 12:12 AM 8/15/2012, Lynn wrote:
>>> >Dear all,
>>> >
>>> >The data I downloaded from website is in SAS format. I'd like to
> transfer
>>> >them to STATA format. But looks like this transformation need a special
>>> >software,which I do not have and really have no idea about it, to get it
>>> >done. Could anyone tell me how to do this transformation, may be through
>>> >some online free software or through STATA itself?
>>> >I appreciate for any suggestion.
>>> >
>>> >Best Regards,
>>> >Lynn
>>>
>>> UCLA has some advice:
>>>
>>> http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/mult_pkg/faq/fromSAS_toStata.htm
>>>
>>> stat/transfer is a great investment. I hardly ever need to use it,
>>> but it is a godsend when I do. For more, see
>>>
>>> http://www.stata.com/products/stat-transfer/
>>>
>>> Barring that, find a friend who has SAS and see if they can covert it for
>>> you.
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