Data Manipulation

These Stata do files are provided to assist users in manipulating and using the NIDS-CRAM panel data.

Please note that some of these files have been compressed. You will need to decompress them with a program such as 7-Zip (open source, free) or Winzip before viewing them.

Program 1
Merging all the data into a panel.

Program 2
Merging files for a given wave into a cross-section.

Program 3
Reshaping the birth history section and merging in the offspring questionnaires.

Program 4
Reshaping of the mortality section to create a roster.