[EpiData-list] Duplicate files

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Wed Apr 4 06:13:29 CDT 2007

There is an easy solution, provided your records are in exactly the same 
order. Create two new rec files in Analysis:

read filea
define recid ###
recid = recnumber
savedata filea1
read fileb
define recid ###
savedata fileb1

You now have two rec files that match in recid


epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> Hello
> I have entered my data twice on epi data and would now like to validate
> files to make sure that my data is accurate.  I have different ID
> numbers so can not run on Id keys but I have entered the data in the
> same order so the record numbers match.  I have 1 deleted record in one
> database which I have adjusted for but checking the box that says ignore
> deleted records.  I have 126 records in total when I go to validate
> files it comes up with an error box saying that it cannot create log
> file.
> Does anyone have any ideas on how this could be fixed.
> Thanx
> aysha
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