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RE: st: RE: -hhset- hrespnr?


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: -hhset- hrespnr?
Date   Thu, 6 Mar 2008 21:59:23 -0000

It seems that you have data on individuals, some male, some female; 
some husbands, some wives, some other categories. 

Your definitions are 

gen wife = ms == 2 & sex == 1 & head == 2 

gen husband = ms == 2 & sex == 1 & head == 1 

I assume here heterosexual marriages. Hence a husband must 
be male. So sex == 1 is wrong to define husbands if, as you say, 
that designates females. 

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Nirina F

Dear Nick,
I looked at what you put together on Stata faqs
http://stata.com/support/faqs/data/members.html
so could you may be help me in this.
I have one dataset so I don't need to merge but to separate members of
household out but then be able to run a
reg income ageofwife ageofhusband schoolingofwife fe
This is how I defined

gen wife=0
replace wife=1 if  ms==2 & sex==1 & head==2

[ms is marital status, taking value 2 if married
sex is gender, taking value 1 if female
head is the relationship to hh head, taking value 2 if wife]

gen husband=0
replace husband=1 if  ms==2 & sex==1 & head==1

I have one dataset so I don't need to merge but to separate members of
household out but then be able to run an equation like:

reg income ageofwife ageofhusband schoolingofwife schoolingofhusband

I know something is wrong with my definition above because I get 0
observation when I run the regression.


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