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Re: st: standard errors poverty measurement Stata 10

From   "Austin Nichols" <>
Subject   Re: st: standard errors poverty measurement Stata 10
Date   Fri, 5 Dec 2008 13:08:44 -0500

It looks to me like you want % with pcexp<=9500.4 --is that right?  If so, just:

g byte poverty=(pcexp<=9500.4) if pcexp<.
g byte reg1=region==1
svy, subpop(reg1): tab poverty, se
svy, subpop(reg1): tab poverty, ci
svy: tab region poverty, row ci

If you do not have survey data, just

svyset, srs


On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 10:05 AM,  <> wrote:
> Dear Stata users,
> is there a command to derive in Stata 10 with standard errors for Foster,
> Greer and Thorbecke type of poverty measurements?
> The poverty rate a such I edrived as following (for one specifc region)
> poverty  pcexp if region==1 , line(9500.4)  h
> Headcount ratio %                         79.355
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