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RE: st: RE: RE: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy


From   philippe van kerm <philippe.vankerm@ceps.lu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: RE: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy
Date   Wed, 9 Sep 2009 16:03:23 +0200

findit kdensity

and you might also want to consider (generalized) Lorenz curves for looking at distributions

findit glcurve


Good luck
Philippe


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] De la part de Holly Kosiewicz
> Envoyé : Wednesday, September 09, 2009 2:15 PM
> À : statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Objet : RE: st: RE: RE: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy
>
> The cumulative distribution graphs good look. Is there way to draw a
> distribution curve, using population weights, that looks like a bell
> curve?
>
> Many thanks again.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Holly Kosiewicz [mailto:HKosiewicz@epe.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 8:03 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: RE: st: RE: RE: RE: RE: distribution curve with svy
>
> 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
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> --
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> sjsamuels@gmail.com
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