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reading in to R [message #11079] Tue, 25 October 2016 06:45 Go to next message
gbalew is currently offline  gbalew
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Is there anyone who can help me how to import .dta file of the IPUMS data in to R?

Gizachew Balew
Graduate School of Public Health
Seoul National University
Re: reading in to R [message #12404 is a reply to message #11079] Wed, 10 May 2017 14:44 Go to previous message
kingx025 is currently offline  kingx025
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One way is to extract the IPUMS-DHS data in a CSV format, then use the read.csv function contained in R's "foreign" package. If you have problems getting this to work, send details to ipums@umn.edu, including your user name and the date of your IPUMS-DHS extract, to get more help.

Dr. Miriam King
IPUMS-DHS Project Manager (www.idhsdata.org)
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