[EpiData-list] BMI Calculation

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Thu Oct 14 07:35:06 CDT 2010


I am having trouble calculating BMI in Epidata. Height is measured in feet
(separate) and inches (separate). I tried to create a new variable (BMI),
which it did, but it is labelled as "Float," and unusable. Please help!

Ali
Ali B. Mansaray, MPH, PhD.c
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