[EpiData-list] Bug Report export - STATA

EpiData development and support epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Wed May 27 15:31:08 CDT 2015

Good point, but to ascertain whether it is a misinterpretation we need 
to know which format the given variable/field has in Stata.

Can you send an example copy of the dta file to: info at epidata.dk

Jens Lauritsen
EpiData Association

On 27/05/15 13:15, EpiData development and support wrote:
> Dear all,
> We have just discovered that if we export our data into Stata format, numbers above 32741 are not handled correctly by the export routine. The values 32741 to 32767 are converted to (extended) missing data, above 32768 numbers are converted to negative numbers. Since the range [-32767 - 32768] contains 2^16 Numbers, I assume the export routine handles integer as 16bit Integers.
> We've tested it with EpiData Manager v2.0.2.28 and Stata 12,13,14.
> Best wishes
> Patrick
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