[EpiData-list] Epidata manager export to SPSS issues

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Dear All
I am unable to export data created in epidata manager to SPSS
In the SPSS data file created,many variables get compressed into 1 variable, for example 2 or 3 nearby varaibles are all shown in the same column in SPSS
However, the variable view of the same file it appears that all variables, variable labels and codes are seperate???
Perhaps i am making some elemenary error in the way i am doing things-if anyone has experienced this/could help me i would be much obliged
Thanks
Thambu


Dr Thambu David S
Professor and Head
Medicine Unit 2
Christian Medical College, Vellore
632004, India

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Dear Jens
When i use epidata manager and export the data to SPSS i face a problem.
In the SPSS  datafile created, 2 or 3 variables get combined into 1 variable in the data for example the age , sex all are in one column;however in the same file if i look at the variable view,i see all data separately with the value labels separate and the codes separately.
I contacted PSPP user group online  and they suggested that this could be an issue with the epidata manager

I hope you can help

Thanks

Thambu


much obliged
Thambu



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