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RE: st: Questions

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: Questions
Date   Mon, 15 Sep 2003 15:16:22 +0100

> For reading N/'ll have to change your variables format. i.e.
> whenever a N/A is in any observation for a variable, then
> Stata reads the
> variable as string

Sometimes true, sometimes not. It depends how you do it.
For example, -infile y- will treat N/A as . while -insheet y-
will treat the whole variable as string, at least some of the


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