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Re: st: RE: povdeco - unable to retrieve disaggregated results


From   ESamman <emmmasa@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: povdeco - unable to retrieve disaggregated results
Date   Thu, 6 Apr 2006 08:12:49 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks very much for your reply.
yes that is the error ("if not found"). 
But I thought povdeco defines the global macros for
its output?


--- David Harrison <david.harrison@icnarc.org> wrote:

> I don't have -povdeco- installed, so I am just
> guessing here, but are
> you certain that the global macros $FGT0 etc exist?
> If $FGT0 is empty,
> then the first -replace- command will give the error
> "if not found
> r(111)" as it would interpret the -if- as a variable
> name rather than an
> if clause. Is this the error you got?
> 
> David
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On
> Behalf Of ESamman
> Sent: 06 April 2006 15:16
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: povdeco - unable to retrieve
> disaggregated results
> 
> Dear all:
> 
> I am having trouble with a very simple program (see
> below) using povdeco. When I try to retrieve the
> results for P0, P1, P2,
> it tells me that the "if" is not valid. In the
> archived posts, I find
> the same expression used - therefore I can't figure
> out why it won't
> work here. I'd be grateful for any advice.
> Many thanks in advance for your help.
> best wishes,
> Emma
> 
> 
> local pline =2000
> 
> gen P0=.
> gen P1=.
> gen P2=.
> 
> levels7 sexhead, local (S)
> foreach r of local S {
> povdeco y_sex [w=expr] if sexhead==`r', pl(`pline')
> 
> replace P0=$FGT0 if sexhead == `r'
> replace P1=$FGT1 if sexhead == `r'
> replace P2=$FGT2 if sexhead == `r'	
> }
> 
> tabdisp sexhead, c(P0, P1, P2)
> 
> drop ysexnew y_sex
> drop P0 P1 P2
> 
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