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Date:         Thu, 3 Oct 2002 17:26:51 -0400
Reply-To:     Ruth Waite <ad3658@wayne.edu>
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From:         Ruth Waite <ad3658@wayne.edu>
Subject:      Re: calculating numeric age from date of birth??
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Try the YRMODA function. Compute age=($JDATE - yrmoda(yrbirth,mobirth,dabirth))/365.25. (This example comes from the SPSSx (mainframe) users guide with the blue cover p95).

At 12:47 PM 10/3/2002 -0700, you wrote: >For part of my assignment I have to calculate participants numeric age >from the date of birth. For example, 02/07/75 would equal 27 years, 7 >months, and 6 days or 27.6...by using syntax how can do this. Any >guidance is much appreciated!! > >thanks > > > >"Beauty, truth, friendship, love, creation - these are the >great values of life. We can't prove them, or explain them, yet they are >the most stable things in our lives." > > > > >--------------------------------- >Do you Yahoo!? >New DSL Internet Access from SBC & Yahoo!

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