Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 11:21:16 -0800
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Subject: Re: Calculation of Exposure per Year per Age
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From: "Paparodopoulos, Nikos" <NPaparodopoulos@ing.gr>
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> I have a data file that includes Individuals of which ID , BIRTH_DATE ,
> DEATH_DATE are given.
> I would like to calculate the individual exposure for various time periods
> (i.e. time periods are taken to be years from 1995 to 2004, exposure is the
> portion of the period in which the individual is alive).
I'm traveling; away from my mail archives, references, and SPSS.
But this is analogous to calculating the number of days of hospitalization for a patient by calendar month. Both Jan Spousta and I have posted solutions to that, though I regret I can't point you to exact subject lines and dates. I believe that Jan's solution, which I think the most efficient and elegant that's been posted, would solve your problem nicely.