Re: [R] Anyone have any code for importing data from NAMCS?

From: Dieter Menne <dieter.menne_at_menne-biomed.de>
Date: Wed 14 Sep 2005 - 17:23:24 EST

David L. Van Brunt, Ph.D. <dlvanbrunt <at> gmail.com> writes:

>
> The National Ambulatory and Medical Care Survey is a free data set from the
> CDC that I'd like to analyze using the "Survey" package in R. Before I dive
> in, though, it occurred to me that someone may already have gone to the
> trouble of writing code that will bring in the data and assign the variable
> names and value labels.

At least the 2002 and 2003 files are available as SPSS macros (not as SPSS file, as far I know). So if you know someone with SPSS, ask her to run the macros, and read in the data with R and package foreign.

Dieter Menne



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