[EpiData-list] combined numeric text variable

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Wed May 14 13:30:55 CDT 2008


I want to create a variable that is numeric ## and text
___________________________ for a fill in response such as “other”.  However, a
combination of text and numeric within the same variable creates two variables. 
For statistical purposes I don’t want to opt for text only.  Suggestions?


Susan Caplan, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Yale University
PhD Student in Nursing


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