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Re: st: matching by characteristics


From   Dmitriy Krichevskiy <krichevskyd@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: matching by characteristics
Date   Mon, 9 Aug 2010 21:09:55 -0400

I would use -mdesc- (user written). Some examples cold be found here,
http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/faq/nummiss_stata.htm
(In Stata use-findit mdesc- to find and install.)

On 8/9/10, Shubhabrata Mukherjee <joy_stat@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
>   I have a dataset of around 1000 people and I want to see how much the
> sample
> size diminishes by if I match the participants just by age, by age and
> education, by age, education and gender and so on. I do want to do some
> preliminary analyses on those matched people so I would like to store them
> in
> same manner.
>
> So, I am thinking of a table like this:
>
> Matching Variable              Sample size           ID variable
>
>  Age                                       XX                       id_a
>
> Age & educ                            YY                      id_ae
>
> .................
>
>
>  Is there any function in STATA which will accomplish this?
>
>  Thanks,
>
>   -Joey
>
>
>
>
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Dmitriy Krichevskiy Ph.D. Candidate
Economics Department
Florida International University
www.fiu.edu/~dkrichev

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Lumina Foundation Project
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