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USESOME: Stata module to use subset of Stata dataset

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  • Daniel Klein

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    (Universit├Ąt Kassel)

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    Abstract

    usesome loads a subset of a Stata dataset into memory. The program is similar to official Stata's use but enhances its functionality in three ways--the user may specify variables that are not to be used; the user may specify variable characteristics instead of variable names; the user may specify variable indices instead of variable names. These enhancements are intended for use with flavors of Stata, where the maximum number of variables allowed in a dataset is rather small--2,047 for Stata IC, 99 for Small Stata.

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    File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/u/usesome.ado
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    Bibliographic Info

    Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457424.

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    Programming language: Stata
    Requires: Stata version 10.1
    Date of creation: 12 Feb 2012
    Date of revision: 12 Feb 2014
    Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457424

    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install usesome". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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    Keywords: data management; use;

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