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  • How do I create household level variables that summarise information within the individual level files?

Statistical and data base software such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA have methods of creating variables which summarise or aggregate information across cases. Consult your statistical software documentation for the programming advice on this.

Examples of code for aggregating data using SPSS and STATA are available at from the BHPS Courses with further examples in Volume A, Appendix 1 of the data documentation.

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