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Re: st: comparison of means


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: comparison of means
Date   Tue, 12 Apr 2011 20:18:36 +0100

You should be able to recast your comparison of means as a -regress-
on a binary variable.

Nick

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 8:09 PM, Abelev, Melissa
<Melissa.Abelev@fns.usda.gov> wrote:

> I'm trying to do some simple descriptive statistics.  I want to do a
> two-group comparison of means.  The trick is that the data are weighted,
> and stata's "classical tests of hypotheses" doesn't allow me to do it.
> I found a journal article on a relatively complex calculation to do it
> by hand.  I'm hoping stata has a way to do this.  Is there?

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