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Re: st: svytotal - saved results in Stata 8.2


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: svytotal - saved results in Stata 8.2
Date   Fri, 9 Sep 2005 11:30:30 -0700 (PDT)

Thank you Nick, I should have realized that it was an
estimation command.

Regards,
Ricardo.

--- Nick Winter <nw53@cornell.edu> wrote:

> 
> -svytotal- is an e-class command.
> 
> Type -ereturn list- and you will see what it
> returns.  (And then -mat 
> list e(b) and mat list e(V), or whatever you are
> interested in.
> 
> -return list- is showing you some intermediate
> results returned by a 
> subroutine of -svytotal-.
> 
> Nick WInter
> 
> 
> At 01:12 PM 9/9/2005, you wrote:
> 
> >Dear all,
> >
> >I am not sure if this has been reported but when I
> use
> >-svytotal- in Stata 8.2, the saved results do not
> >match the output:
> >
> >.  svytotal nons
> >
> >Survey total estimation
> >
> >pweight:  discwt
> >Number of obs    =   7521922
> >Strata:   stratum
> >Number of strata =       623
> >PSU:      hospid
> >Number of PSUs   =     10394
> >
> >Population size  =  37192136
> >
>
>------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >    Total |   Estimate    Std. Err.   [95% Conf.
> >Interval]        Deff
>
>---------+--------------------------------------------------------------------
> >     nons |   37153514      395094    3.64e+07
> >3.79e+07    818258.6
>
>------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >. return list
> >
> >scalars:
> >                  r(N) =  7521922
> >           r(N_strata) =  1
> >              r(N_psu) =  7521922
> >              r(N_pop) =  7521922
> >           r(estimate) =  .9987735847300729
> >                r(Var) =  1.62845525174e-10
> >            r(Var_srs) =  1.62845525165e-10
> >            r(errcode) =  0
> >
> >-svytotal- report a population estimate of over 37
> >million and saved results r(estimate) is less than
> 1.
> >What am I missing?
> >
> >Thank you,
> >Ricardo.
> >
> >Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
> >Statistician
> >Oklahoma City, OK
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
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Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Statistician 
Oklahoma City, OK


	
		
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