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AW: st: How to divide the sample into quintiles?


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   AW: st: How to divide the sample into quintiles?
Date   Wed, 10 Mar 2010 15:13:29 +0100

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What does 

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describe netexpend
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give you?


HTH
Martin


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[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Stevie Kourama
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 10. März 2010 14:59
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: Re: st: How to divide the sample into quintiles?

Thanks John,

However I am getting the error message that

netexpend already defined!!!!!

Is there any problem elsewhere?


On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 4:42 PM, John Ataguba <johnataguba@yahoo.co.uk>
wrote:
> Hi Stevie,
>
> Basically you need to create the net expenditure variable (maybe per
capita!).  Let us assume it is called 'netexpend'
>
> The command will be:
>
> xtile netexpend [aw=weight], nq(5)
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Jon
>
> ________________________________
> From: Stevie Kourama <ngareni3@gmail.com>
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Sent: Wed, 10 March, 2010 14:57:50
> Subject: st: How to divide the sample into quintiles?
>
> expenditure ( which proxies the income of the household) visits to
> health facilities; current level of education, residence (rural and
> urban) and I would like to divide the sample into quintiles (groups of
> 20%), using household net expenditure,
>
>
> Please assist the appropriate stata commands to execute the above and
> thanks in advance
>
> --
> Stevie Kourama
>
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