[EpiData-list] Jumps reset

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Wed Feb 15 08:21:04 CST 2006

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca schrieb:

> Hi, 
> I have a question about the jumps reset command.
> What I would like to do is based on the answers of 2 items in the
> questionnaire I would like to either keep entering data or fill the rest
> of the section with 7's.
> I know how to use one item jumps reset, but not how to do it for 2
> items. I was thinking about creating a sum of the items and then if the
> sum equals a particular value either you keep going or fill. The two
> items added together would have a range of 2-6 and when it's 2 I would
> like to skip (fill) the section. However, my usage of EpiData up until
> now has been rather basic, so the programming for this is a little
> beyond me. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Cheers, 
> Bellinda

Hi Bellinda,

another way to do more complex skip and fill rules is using If ... then 
in a After Entry-Block for Item2, something like this:

If (item1>1) and (item2>1) THEN
	GOTO nextvar

That's more programming than "jumps reset" but much more flexible.


Juergen Spiegel

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