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Re: st: RE: how to cheat when weights not allowed r(101);


From   austin nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: how to cheat when weights not allowed r(101);
Date   Mon, 8 Aug 2005 17:31:59 -0400

Or if you have zero, missing, or negative values in the old weight
variable, you might want to:
. gen double newwt=round(oldwt,1)
. drop if newwt<=0 | newwt>=.
. expand newwt
. locpoly yvar xvar

On 8/8/05, austin nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:
> There is probably a good reason the command cannot
> be used with weights. N.B. "cannot take weights" means
> it can't take weights (no puede lo usar) and "can not take
> weights" means it can be run without weights (puede no
> lo usar). I apologize if the translation makes no sense.
> 
> If you expand data to cheat the command, you will
> get incorrect results (notably, the std errors will be
> WAY off if you've got, say, pweights).
> 
> That said, you can just
> . gen double newwt=round(oldwt,1)
> . expand newwt
> . locpoly yvar xvar
> if you want to run a weighted locpoly, for example.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Luciana Sampaio Alves [mailto:lu_sampaio@superig.com.br]
> Sent: Monday, August 08, 2005 2:15 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: Re:
> 
> I want to use a command that can not be used along with weghts.
> Do you know how to expand the base?
> 
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