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Holly Kosiewicz <HKosiewicz@epe.org> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
RE: st: RE: RE: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy |

Date |
Wed, 9 Sep 2009 08:02:57 -0400 |

Steve, Nick, and Martin, I figured it out - I typed two equal signs between fweights and my weights. Sorry! Thanks for bearing with me! Best, Holly -----Original Message----- From: sjsamuels@gmail.com [mailto:sjsamuels@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 4:16 PM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: RE: RE: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy Holly, To show us exactly what you typed (and what Stata reported), paste your commands and error message directly from the Stata log or results window into your email. The FAQ suggest that if you have a strange error, you try to reproduce it with a standard data set. In Stata Version 10, I just ran the following with no errors. How about you? ********************************************** sysuse auto,clear cumul mpg if foreign==1 [fweight=rep78], gen(cmpg) *********************************************** -Steve On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 3:20 PM, Holly Kosiewicz<HKosiewicz@epe.org> wrote: > Hi Steve, > > My weights are integers. > > Holly > > -----Original Message----- > From: sjsamuels@gmail.com [mailto:sjsamuels@gmail.com] > Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 3:18 PM > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Subject: Re: st: RE: RE: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy > > -- > Frequency weights (fweights) must be integers, but your survey > weights probably are not in general To convert the survey weights to > proportional frequency weights equivalent to two decimal places (which > should be more than enough): > > gen fwt_new =round(100*pwgt,1) > > and use that for your fweight. > > I > -Steve > > On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 2:45 PM, Holly Kosiewicz<HKosiewicz@epe.org> > wrote: >> I know Stata is a bit finicky at times, but I just eliminated the > space and Stata is still telling me I am using invalid syntax. The space > is not the problem. >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Martin Weiss [mailto:martin.weiss1@gmx.de] >> Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 2:42 PM >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> Subject: st: RE: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy >> >> >> <> >> No blank after -gen-! Just " gen(incdrop)" >> >> >> HTH >> Martin >> >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Holly > Kosiewicz >> Sent: Dienstag, 8. September 2009 20:28 >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> Subject: st: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy >> >> Hi Martin, >> >> Thanks very much for your help. It seems as though this command may > work. >> Unfortunately, when I type "cumul pincp if dropout==1 [fweight=pwgpt], > gen >> (incdrop)", stata tells me I am using an invalid syntax. It seems as > though >> I am following the syntax given in the help window for cumul so I > can't tell >> where Stata is finding the error. >> >> Any thoughts? > > -- > Steven Samuels > sjsamuels@gmail.com > 18 Cantine's Island > Saugerties NY 12477 > USA > 845-246-0774 > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > -- Steven Samuels sjsamuels@gmail.com 18 Cantine's Island Saugerties NY 12477 USA 845-246-0774 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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