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Re: st: RE: Why can't I egen means with pweights?


From   Laura Schechter <schechte@are.Berkeley.EDU>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Why can't I egen means with pweights?
Date   Wed, 23 Apr 2003 16:04:45 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks for the info on SSC!, and when I said that Nick Winter's code works
well I meant that it is calculating the pweighted mean correctly.
  Laura

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, n j cox wrote:

> Laura Schechter wrote:
> 
> > I tried it out and Nick Winter's code works very well, and it seems as if
> > it is faster in my bootstrap than the whole svymean thing was. 
> 
> My question on pweights remains.
> 
> > I don't
> > know anything about SSC though or how that compares.
> 
> SSC is not code but one source of user-written code. It is documented in 
> various places, including
> 
> 1. There is an explanation in the Statalist FAQ, URL below.
> 
> 2. There is another explanation in the findit FAQ, URL below.
> 
> 3. In Stata 8 and updated Stata 7, -help ssc- tells you
> about an official Stata command -ssc- helping
> you to access SSC. This is documented in the Stata 8
> manuals at [R] ssc.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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