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CFOUT: Stata module to compare two datasets, saving a list of differences

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  • Ryan Knight

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    (Innovations for Poverty Action)

  • Matthew White

    ()
    (Innovations for Poverty Action)

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    Abstract

    cfout compares the dataset in memory (the master dataset) to a using dataset. It uses unique ID variables to match observations. cfout optionally saves the list of differences to file.

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    File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/c/cfout.ado
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    Bibliographic Info

    Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457300.

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    Programming language: Stata
    Requires: Stata version 10.1
    Date of creation: 08 Jul 2011
    Date of revision: 05 Sep 2014
    Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457300

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    Keywords: data management; compare; data entry;

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