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Re: st: How to extract microdata

From   Prakash Singh <>
To   statalist <>
Subject   Re: st: How to extract microdata
Date   Tue, 25 Jun 2013 08:36:42 +0530

Dear Anderson
In addition to what Sergiy wrote, please check is there any raw data
file (most probably in .txt format). Dictionary file is used to call
variable with name specified in it from raw data file having fixed
Please post some extract of input file also.


On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 5:33 AM, Anderson Macedo de Jesus
<> wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I am trying to extract micro data from a survey, but I couldnt handle it because what I have are files for SAS.
> For instance, I have the following files: a) one input (.sas) and b) one dictionary file (.txt) for SAS
> I have the stat transfer, but I don't know how to deal with the files I have…
> I know that I need a dictionary that is the .txt file and a .dct file and 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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