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st: help with pctile


From   Janneke Pieters <Janneke.Pieters@rug.nl>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: help with pctile
Date   Thu, 19 Feb 2009 14:52:20 +0100

Dear users,

I want to generate 100 percentiles for a variable called cmpce. These
will be used later to calculate the mean of cmpce for each percentile.
In Stata10 I type:

pctile percentile = cmpce [pweight = weight], nquantiles(100) genp(pctile)

The new variables percentile and pctile only have a value for the first
100 observations in my data, and a missing value for the other 102257
observations. Is something wrong with my command?

Thanks in advance,
Janneke Pieters

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