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Re: st: how to get age in number of years, months and days

From   jose maria pacheco de souza <>
Subject   Re: st: how to get age in number of years, months and days
Date   Fri, 19 Oct 2012 00:38:04 -0300

Em 19/10/2012 00:29, Muhammad Anees escreveu:

You can search for terms like difference between to times or dates and
could have found the following example from Nick Cox discussion on a
similar topic in 2011. You should be careful as the following might
work in its original where DMY is YMD also and Stata help on -help
datetime translation-

gen long daysbetween = date(enddate, "DMY") - date(startdate, "DMY")

The above example is taken from


Thank you, Anees.
josé maria

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