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st: Re: Using by with xtile?
I wrote a short program -xtile2- three years ago in Stata 6. Hopefully, it
still works. Please let me know if not.
. xtile2 newar=oldvar [fweight=weightvar], by(state time)
To find the program
. net search xtile2
Menzies School of Health Research
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ankur Sarin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.
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