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st: RE: How to extract microdata

From   "Radwin, David" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: How to extract microdata
Date   Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:09:42 -0400


I don't think Stat/Transfer will help you unless you open and save the
file in SAS first. Maybe you can find a colleague to help you with this.

See for a
possible alternative that doesn't require SAS.

Also, note that Stata is not an acronym and should not be rendered in
all capital letters.

David Radwin
Senior Research Associate
Education Studies Division
RTI International
2150 Shattuck Ave., Suite 800
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510-665-8274

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:owner-
>] On Behalf Of Anderson Macedo de Jesus
> Sent: Monday, June 24, 2013 5:04 PM
> To:
> Subject: st: How to extract microdata
> Hello guys,
> I am trying to extract micro data from a survey, but I couldnt handle
> because what I have are files for SAS.
> For instance, I have the following files: a) one input (.sas) and b)
> dictionary file (.txt) for SAS
> I have the stat transfer, but I don't know how to deal with the files
> have...
> I know that I need a dictionary that is the .txt file and a .dct file
> both in a format that STATA can read, right?
> So, what should I do?
> Anyone could help me?
> In advance, thanks a lot
> Anderson

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