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Re: st: How to apply -bootstrap- but use -fweight- in -summarize- or -regress-?


From   Misha Spisok <misha.spisok@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How to apply -bootstrap- but use -fweight- in -summarize- or -regress-?
Date   Mon, 19 Apr 2010 22:56:42 -0700

Thank you, Professors Samuels and Kolenikov,

Your replies helped a lot.

Best,

Misha


On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 8:09 AM, Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com> wrote:
> I suspect these are -pweights- rather than -fweights-, but in any case
> the combo of my -bsweights- and Jeff Pitblado's -bs4rw- may be an
> option to look into.
>
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 1:48 AM, Misha Spisok <misha.spisok@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello, Statalist!
>>
>> I can't figure out how to get around -bootstrap-'s inability to apply
>> weights.  I'd like to do something like the following (assuming it's
>> correct, in principle):
>>
>> bootstrap me_se=r(sd): sum me [fweight=number]
>> bootstrap me_se=e(b): reg me [fweight=number]
>>
>> where 'me' is a statistic for which I am trying to get a standard error.
>>
>> Data look something like below, with 'me' being the statistic and
>> 'number' being the number of times that value is repeated in the
>> population.  The actual sum of 'number' is over 100,000,000.
>>
>> me                                number
>> 0.004656171     411
>> 0.000921952     256
>> 0.00332348      677
>> 0.003846806     875
>> 0.005841959     815
>> 0.008070664     717
>> 0.000966846     780
>> 0.004082443     403
>> 0.00874068      546
>> 0.004901177     925
>> 0.004868469     87
>> 0.008825776     346
>> 0.006638993     432
>> 0.009060225     325
>> 0.007342354     999
>> 0.007714793     28
>> 0.006781056     332
>> 0.002377917     341
>> 0.009975764     137
>>
>> Thank you for taking the time to read this.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Misha
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