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Re: st: svymean
Norbert Michel wrote:
> When using the survey command svymean, what, exactly, is the
> interpretation of the design effect "deff" in the output?
for more on this and other fruit fancies about doing -svy:- analysis in
Stata. You have to scroll down a bit to learn about -deff-, but you've got
_lots_ of useful material to go with it, and two neat movies to watch as
> Also, if I want to run a difference in means test (using survey data),
> do I have to do this manually?
Looking at the options covered by -whelp survey-, that looks tough to do
if you're looking to get output test statistics. The closest I can get you
. svy: mean x, over(y)
assuming that -x- is continuous and -y- is categorical. But it doesn't
give t-test-style statistics along with this. Maybe this is correct or
maybe it's an oversight: hard to say.
Perhaps other listees can help you out on this point.
Hope this helps.
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