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Re: st: pweights in summarize / describe / codebook


From   "Kabir Chabal" <kabs06@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: pweights in summarize / describe / codebook
Date   Fri, 26 Oct 2007 11:36:46 -0700

Thanks!
Was working with codebook version 1.3.18 (in /base) instead of 1.4.1
(in /updates).  Just wanted a quick way to get the unique obs and
label column with weights -- not sure if summarize can do this as
quickly.

On 10/26/07, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:
> Kabir Chabal <kabs06@gmail.com>:
> If you search the .ado for "compact" you will likely find the prog
> SummCompact which leads to a Mata function... but can't you get what
> you need from -summarize-directly?  Note official -codebook- also does
> not leave items behind in r().
>
> On 10/26/07, Kabir Chabal <kabs06@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Could someone take a quick look at codebook.ado and see how the option
> > "compact" is coded (I can't locate where it's incorporated).
> > Managed to get weights in for the detailed listing but not for the compact one!
> >
> > On 10/25/07, Kabir Chabal <kabs06@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Thanks Austin -- has anyone already hacked codebook.ado to include a
> > > weight option and pushed the weights through wherever summ is invoked?
> > >
> > > On 10/25/07, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Kabir Chabal <kabs06@gmail.com>:
> > > > To elaborate--if it's codebook you need, the output is mostly
> > > > available from other commands, e.g. -tab- or -sum, d- which allow
> > > > aweights.  Since aweights produce the same point estimates as
> > > > pweights, there is an easy solution.  Often, I'd like to
> > > >  codebook var if othervar>0
> > > > or somesuch, which just seems natural but is not allowed.  So I hacked
> > > > codebook.ado and saved a new file cb.ado, which may or may not be a
> > > > strategy you'd like to emulate.
> > > >
> > > > On 10/25/07, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > Use aweights.
> > > > > http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=stata+summarize+pweights
> > > > >
> > > > > On 10/25/07, Kabir Chabal <kabs06@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > What's the quickest work-around to incorporate pweights in summarize /
> > > > > > describe / codebook?
> > > > >
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