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Re: st: matching by characteristics


From   Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: matching by characteristics
Date   Mon, 9 Aug 2010 21:17:15 -0400

I suggest that you look  -cem- ("coarsened exact matching") from ssc.

Steve
On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 9:09 PM, Dmitriy Krichevskiy
<krichevskyd@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>
>
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> Florida International University
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>
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