[EpiData-list] Final problem in " How to: checking for duplicate records"

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Sun Jan 22 17:35:27 CST 2006


all well what ends well - many thanks. It is working fine an saving  
the duplicates. Once fixed we emphasize more on the first option to  
avoid this at the data entry stage.
Bests Max

On 20 Jan 2006, at 6:18, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:

> Apologies for having expressed the
> "compare current record with previous record or next record"
> as list if k =  ( ( k[_n-1] )   or  ( k[_n-1])  )
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> which should have been:
> list if  ( ( k =  k[_n-1] )   or  ( k = k[_n+1])  )
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> The aggregate (tab stat) does not have a /save option, the most
> efficient is to:
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> aggregate k  /sum=x /close   /notable
> select if n  > 1
> savedata "newfile.rec"
>
> Then the newfile.rec would contain only replicates.
>
> Jens Lauritsen
> EpiData Association
> ps. The revised web site www.epidata.dk is still in construction. I  
> will give a notice when the new design has been completely  
> implemented.
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