# RE: st: Saving svy mean estimates?

 From "Kanter, Rebecca" To "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" Subject RE: st: Saving svy mean estimates? Date Tue, 7 Apr 2009 20:40:30 -0400

```Just to let people know...I figured it out...
to save a matrix into a variable use the svmat function
Thanks all!
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Rebecca M. Kanter
PhD Candidate
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Department of International Health
Center for Human Nutrition
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From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Kanter, Rebecca [rkanter@jhsph.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 7:30 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: RE: st: Saving svy mean estimates?

Joao,
Thanks for your response; that helps a bit. But what I'm trying to get at is how to store the e(b) (i.e. mean values) into a variable [the same way as if I did egen newvar=mean(var), without acct for svy design]. Do you or someone else know how to do this?
Many thanks,
Rebecca
___________________________________________
Rebecca M. Kanter
PhD Candidate
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Department of International Health
Center for Human Nutrition
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From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Joao Ricardo F. Lima [jricardofl@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 7:13 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: Saving svy mean estimates?

Rebecca,

the svy mean estimates are saved in e(b)

*********begin example*************
webuse highschool, clear
svyset county [pweight=sampwgt], strata(state) vce(linearized)
svy: mean weight, over(sex)
eret li
mat li e(b)
*********end example*************

Sorry but I didn´t understand the second part of your question.

HTH,

Joao Lima

2009/4/7 Kanter, Rebecca <rkanter@jhsph.edu>:
> Hi,
>
> I am using the svy mean command to calculate survey weighted state-specific mean estimates of different Mexican state characteristics, for example the percent of the population in a specific Mexican state that is indigenous
>
> Thus, I use the following command line: svy: mean indigena, over(state)
>
> And want to save these mean estimates (by state) as I would if I did an by state, sort: egen mean(indigena)--that was not accounting for the survey design; so my question is, how do I save the mean estimates by state from the above svy command line: svy: mean indigena, over(ent)??  And/or how do i save mean estimates for this that does take the svy pweight into account in the proper manner (if I can't do it with svy: mean)? [I want to then drop people from my dataset but want to have all the state estimates of characteristics saved as variables before doing so].
>
> Thanks,
> Rebecca
>
>
> ___________________________________________
> Rebecca M. Kanter
> PhD Candidate
> Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
> Department of International Health
> Center for Human Nutrition
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