[EpiData-list] Copy Structure(EpiData 3.02).

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Wed Jun 26 08:48:43 CDT 2013


Dear users,

As I attempted to copy structure on an existing file in the dialogue box
"Copy file structure" the options check box for "copy *c*heck file" is not
accessible. What could be the problem?

Omala


On 13 June 2013 20:00, <epidata-list-request at lists.umanitoba.ca> wrote:

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> We have found a bug in the most recent public release version of EpiData
> Manager 1.4.1.0.
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> With the bug import of epx and other files into a project with "renaming"
> of value label sets gives an error. This will be fixed and a new version
> uploaded within short time. (days)
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> This is only relevant for the situation where you add files depending on
> naming of value label sets.
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> If other bugs have been identified please report, such that we can fix
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> Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:39:48 +0700
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> Subject: [EpiData-list] How to count the number of missing values in
>         an      observation/record/row
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> Dear sirs/madams,
>
> My name is Anh. I am a student from Vietnam.  I would like to calculate the
> number of missing values/entered values in a record.
>
> I had a look at Epidata manual but I could not find any relevant
> instructions. Could you please help me with this problem?
>
> Thank you so much,
>
> Anh Dang
>
> ........................................................
>
> Details of my problem:
>
> My checklist contains 5 variables. Each variable is given a score (0,1,2),
> but in some records, a few variables are left blank because they are not
> relevant. The final score is calculated by dividing the sum of score of
> each variable (don't take the missing into account) by the 'total number of
> entered variables'.
> id     var1    var2    var3  var4    var5
> 1        2                 1      1        0          final score =
> (2+1+1+0)/4   ( I use the command 'ignoremissing' to get the sum)
> 2        2        2       2      1        1          final score =
> (2+2+2+1+1)/5
> 3                 1        1                           final score=(1+1)/2
>
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> Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 08:44:26 -0400
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> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] How to count the number of missing values
>         in an   observation/record/row
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> I assume you are doing this in Analysis. The solution is similar for a
> .chk file, but the syntax is different. It is also a bit tricky doing this
> in a .chk file because values can be changed after the calculation is done
> if you are not careful.
>
> * c is count of non-missing variables
> * s is sum of non-missing variables
> * score is final score (average of non-missing variables)
>
> gen c=0
> gen s=0
> if var1 <> . then c=c+1
> if var1 <> . then s=s+var1
> if var2 <> . then c=c+1
> if var2 <> . then s=s+var2
> if var3 <> . then c=c+1
> if var3 <> . then s=s+var3
> if var4 <> . then c=c+1
> if var4 <> . then s=s+var4
> if var5 <> . then c=c+1
> if var5 <> . then s=s+var5
> gen score = s/c
>
> if you do not have any defined missing values, you can also calculate c
> this way:
>
> c = 5-mv(var1)-mv(var2)-mv(var3)-mv(var4)-mv(var5)
>
> and you can also calculate s this way:
>
> s=iif(var1<>. , var1,0)+iif(var2<>. , var2,0)+iif(var3<>. ,
> var3,0)+iif(var4<>. , var4,0)+iif(var5<>. , var5,0)
>
> Check the help for these functions to see how they work: mv() and iif()
>
> Jamie
>
> On 2013-06-13, at 3:39 AM, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
>
> >
> > Details of my problem:
> >
> > My checklist contains 5 variables. Each variable is given a score
> (0,1,2),
> > but in some records, a few variables are left blank because they are not
> > relevant. The final score is calculated by dividing the sum of score of
> > each variable (don't take the missing into account) by the 'total number
> of
> > entered variables'.
> > id     var1    var2    var3  var4    var5
> > 1        2                 1      1        0          final score =
> > (2+1+1+0)/4   ( I use the command 'ignoremissing' to get the sum)
> > 2        2        2       2      1        1          final score =
> > (2+2+2+1+1)/5
> > 3                 1        1                           final
> score=(1+1)/2
>
>
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