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AHEAD 1993 Public Release

Corrections to Type Variable for Household 201390

04/09/2001 (corrected 11/07/2001)

In one specific household, ID, gender, and birthyear variables were mixed up between respondents in several waves. See also the data alerts of 04/09/2001 for Tracker Public Release Version 2 and HRS 1998 Public Release Version 1 and AHEAD 1995 Public Release Version 1 and AHEAD 1995 Exit Preliminary Release Version 1.

Users should make the following changes to the AHEAD 1993 Public Release dataset. All subsequent 1993 releases will have had these changes made before they are released.

Changes are provided below in .sas, .sps, and .do (Stata) formats.

  • .sas format:
    
    * Changes for AHEAD 1993 Public Release, Version 1, data files;
    
    if HHIDPN eq 201390010 then TYPE=2;
    if HHIDPN eq 201390020 then TYPE=3;
    
    
  • .sps format:
    
    * Changes for AHEAD 1993 Public Release, Version 1, data files.
    
    if (HHIDPN=201390010) TYPE=2.
    if (HHIDPN=201390020) TYPE=3.
    execute.
    
    
  • .do format:
    
    * Changes for AHEAD 1993 Public Release, Version 1, data files
    
    replace TYPE=2 if HHIDPN==201390010
    replace TYPE=3 if HHIDPN==201390020
    
    

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