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How do you compare two unix date mysql columns in a query?

Posted on 2011-02-14
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I have my query set that displays the columns/data that i want from multiple tables

two of the columns that are displayed are

"test_time"  and "test_time2"

those time columns are in UNIX time

now i would like to compare those two columns... test_time is always going to be older in time than test_time2.

two requests:

have a column added to the query that displays the time difference.

Then i would like to display or get a row count of how many of those comparisons are with in 24 hour difference.

for an added extra bonus.. how can i display a percentage of those are within 24 hours.

Any help would be awesome!! i love EE!!
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The number of seconds in 24 hours is 86400.  You can check to see if the difference is less than that and/or you can keep a count of the total and a count of the ones that are less than 86400.  Then divide the 'less' total by the overall total and multiply by 100 to get the percentage.
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i think i figure out now how to get the percentage and count... now i just need help adding/creating a column to the query called "time_diff" and display the time difference of the other two columns.

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