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UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCE STAT1303 DATA MANAGEMENT (SEMESTER 1 2009/2010) Suggested Solutions of Assignment 1 Question 1 (a) Variable Description Type Length Code Remark Q1a Familyn character 20 Q1b Givenn character 20 Q2a Day of birth numeric 2 888=DK 999=REFUSED valid date Q2b month of birth numeric 2 888=DK 999=REFUSED Q2c Year of birth numeric 4 8888=DK 9999=REFUSED Q3 Born in US numeric 1 1=YES 0=NO 8=DK 9=REFUSED Q3a Age to US numeric 3 888=DK Age > 0 999=REFUSED Q4 physical numeric 1 1=BETTER health 2=ABOUT THE SAME 3=WORSE 8=DK 9=REFUSED Q4a change numeric 1 1=A LITTLE Missing when Q4 = 2, 8 or 9 2=SOMEWHAT 3=A LOT 8=DK 9=REFUSED Q5a concentrating numeric 1 1=YES 0=NO 8=DK 9=REFUSED Q5b Understanding numeric 1 1=YES 0=NO 8=DK 9=REFUSED Q6a broken leg numeric 3 888=DK 999=REFUSED Q6b arthritis numeric 3 888=DK 999=REFUSED 1

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(b) Variable Statistical type Statistic Q3 Qualitative, Nominal Percentage Q3a
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