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RE: st: Function MONTHS


From   carmen gamarra <carmengamarra@hotmail.com>
To   stata list <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Function MONTHS
Date   Thu, 30 May 2013 16:08:55 +0000

thank you
it was just what I needed


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> Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 10:00:45 -0400
> From: stata@spandrel.net
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: Function MONTHS
>
> gen nummonths=mofd(date2)-mofd(date1)
>
>
>
> On 5/30/2013 9:09 AM, carmen gamarra wrote:
>> hi people help me
>>
>> I would like to generate a newvar in my
>> stata database to using two oldvar in format
>> date (DDMMYYYY), I
>> would like the newvar returns the number
>> of months (time) between
>> <date1> and <date2>.
>>
>> How can I achieve this function in stata? In epi-info I get that with
>> this function:
>>
>> DEFINE newvar
>> ASSIGN newvar =MONTHS(date1, date2)
>>
>> thank you
>> Carmen Gamarra
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