Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 04:10:10 -0700
Reply-To: Albert-jan Roskam <email@example.com>
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From: Albert-jan Roskam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Identify the first contact
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Hi Nai Li,
compute contact = 0.
if (call_status ne 1) contact = 1.
This assumes that it's not possible to have a
call_status two and three within one id.
--- Nai Li <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have a data set with interviewers' filedwork
> record which record when
> they called respondents and whether any contact has
> been made. In most
> of cases interviewers had to call a respondent
> several times before making
> the first contact. Now I want to derive a variable
> to identify the first
> contact. Do you know how I can do it? Many thanks
> for your help in advance.
> Respondent ID Nocall Call_status
> 0001 1 1 (No
> 0001 2 1 (No
> 0001 3 2 (Made
> contact First contact)
> 0002 1 1 (No
> 0002 2 1 (No
> 0002 3 1 (No
> 0002 4 3 (Made
> contact and conducted
> interview---First contact)
> 0003 1 2 (Made
> contact---First contact))
> Nai Li
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