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st: Re: Using by with xtile?


From   "Zhiqiang Wang" <wang@menzies.edu.au>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: Using by with xtile?
Date   Tue, 2 Jul 2002 10:33:03 +0930

I wrote a short program -xtile2- three years ago in Stata 6. Hopefully, it
still works. Please let me know if not.

syntax
. xtile2 newar=oldvar [fweight=weightvar], by(state time)

To find the program
. net search xtile2

Zhiqiang
Menzies School of Health Research
Darwin Australia




----- Original Message -----
From: "Ankur Sarin" <ankursarin@yahoo.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 9:05 AM
Subject: st: Using by with xtile?


> Hi, I have survey data (weighted) on individuals
> within 30 states for 2 years (not the same
> individuals). Is there a straight forward way by which
> I can create  deciles by each state and
> year for a variable. Ultimately I would like a
> categorical variable that would, say have a 1 for each
> individual in the lowest decile of the state that the
> individual belongs to for that particular year and so
> on. I don't think pctile and xtile would allow me to
> do this by state and year. Thanks for the help.
> Regards
>                         -Ankur
>
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