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Re: st: oaxaca with subpop in svy


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: oaxaca with subpop in svy
Date   Wed, 15 Jul 2009 15:48:05 -0400

Maggie Hicken<mhicken@umich.edu> :
Also note that the manual approach matches the output, as it should:

webuse nhanes2, clear
g male=sex==1 if sex<.
g mblack=black if male==1
oaxaca bpsystol weight, by(mblack) svy
oaxaca bpsystol weight, by(black) svy(,subpop(male))

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Maggie Hicken<mhicken@umich.edu> wrote:
> That worked (the comma before 'subpop' was missing!) -- thanks so much!
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Ben Jann
> Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 3:41 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: oaxaca with subpop in svy
>
> It should be possible to apply oaxaca to a subpop. The syntax for the
> svy() option in oaxaca is
>
>  svy(vcetype, svy_options)
>
> where vcetype and svy_options are as described in -help svy-. For
> example, among the svy_options is -subpop()-. That is, you can type
>
>  . oaxaca ..., svy( , subpop(...))
>
> Note the comma before subpop().
>
> ben
>
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 8:01 PM, Maggie Hicken<mhicken@umich.edu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I would like to use the 'oaxaca' command using 'svy' in NHANES, but need
> to
>> use the 'subpop' option of 'svy' to have the correct SEs.  Is there a way
> to
>> use the 'subpop' option?  Or does anyone have an alternative that would
>> yield the SEs that I need in Oaxaca with a complex survey design?
>>
>> Thanks for your help!
>> Maggie

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