[EpiData-list] tips to transfer to STATA

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Fri Sep 22 10:32:20 CDT 2006

The export-to-Stata funktion in EpiData takes care of variable names etc. so 
you should have no problems. EpiData can export to several versions of Stata 
and handles the differencies between the versions.

If you define value labels in EpiData by using the comment legal funktion in 
the check file, these value labels will be exportet to Stata as well as your 
data. See more details in the EpiData Help file (search for "export to 

Michael Bruus
EpiData Association

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Subject: [EpiData-list] tips to transfer to STATA

Im creating a EpiData tool for data entry, with the intention of
eventually transfering to STATA...does anyone have any simple
suggestions that I should be aware of while I set up the EpiData tool
for transfer to STATA ...length of variable names, etc.

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