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Re: st: dates question


From   Chamara Anuranga <kcanuranga@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: dates question
Date   Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:28:09 +0530

try this command
gen ndate=mdy( month, date, year)
format ndate %td



On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 2:07 PM, Michael Eisenberg
<meisenberg713@gmail.com> wrote:
> Colleagues,
>
> I have what I hope will be a simple question regarding dates.
>
> I have separate columns for day of injury, month of injury, and year
> of injury.  How can I merge these into one variable in date format?
>
> For example
> injmo   03
> injday  29
> injyr  2001
>
> newvar 29mar2001
> or
> newvar 15063
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> Best,
> Mike
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