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The catalog provides access to dataset in a specific file format. I would like to get the data in another format. Can you help?

In the catalogs maintained by the Microdata Library itself, data are provided in Stata, SPSS and SAS formats. In many cases ASCII versions are also provided with syntax files included for reading the data into SPSS and SAS.  If the demand justifies it, we may consider adding other formats. Let us know about your preferences. Data provided by external catalogs are under their control. We will share with them feedback from users. We do not offer a service for data conversion. Software like StatTransfer, or the Nesstar Publisher (which is freeware) can be used to convert datasets into other formats.

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