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From |
"Paolo Naticchioni" <paonat.stata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
st: Re: using weights for means of subgroups of the population |

Date |
Sun, 15 Jul 2007 21:16:17 +0200 |

I forgot another issue. I would like also to compute some quantile of the distribution, like the 10th quantile, the median, the 90th percentile, etc. as for the means, I can use egen bysort year gender education: egen p90=pctile(wage), p(90) However, also in this case it is not possible to use weights, the consider the weighted distribution. Someone knows how to do all that? thanks P. PS I have also used collapse, but also in this case it is not possible to use weights for means 2007/7/15, Paolo Naticchioni <paonat.stata@gmail.com>: > 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 > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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