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st: using weights for means of subgroups of the population


From   "Paolo Naticchioni" <paonat.stata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: using weights for means of subgroups of the population
Date   Sun, 15 Jul 2007 15:28:46 +0200

dear all,
my question s the following.
I want to create a new variable including the means for some groups
(strata) of the population.
For instance, assume my strata are year, gender, education.

Using egen I can compute the average of some outcome variable, for
instance wage, using the following:

bysort year gender education: egen average=mean(wage)

However, using egen I cannot use any types of weights. I would like to
use weights (weights with average 1). Do you know how can I introduce
weights in a easy way? Probably it is very easy, but I do not know the
command.

Thanks in advance
Paolo
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