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Get started – the commands require, create-dataset and import

Step 1: Require When logged into the microdata.no workdesk for the first time, or when you start a new session, you are met by an empty screen divided in several areas. In order to import variables, you need to use the command require to specify which databank and version to connect to. Check the button Variables on the main webpage for…
Les mer … Get started – the commands require, create-dataset and import

Largest data expansion so far: 44 new variables measuring living conditions, and household- and familiy characteristics

For the first time, total population register data about living conditions and household characteristics are now available online without the need to apply for data beforehand. In the beginning of April 2020, variables within these subjects where released in microdata.no. The data are updated until and including 2018. The total amount of variables contained by…
Les mer … Largest data expansion so far: 44 new variables measuring living conditions, and household- and familiy characteristics

New function for classification of income and other types of continuous values: quantile

It will now be possible to convert continuous values into percentile values by using the new function quantile(). Thus, all values contained by a specific variable will be divided and placed chronologically into equally large groups. Finally, the variable values will be replaced by the respective percentile values.
Les mer … New function for classification of income and other types of continuous values: quantile