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From |
Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Standard error of median using pweights |

Date |
Tue, 3 May 2011 18:40:57 -0500 |

I've updated the package on my webpage, which should take care of the first error. What's happening with the other one, I don't know. I would suspect that you don't have enough observations in a cell, or something of that kind. On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 10:47 AM, Wassim Tarraf <tarrafwassim@gmail.com> wrote: > Stas- I tried using your -epctile- package to calculate the median (please > see below), but I keep getting error messages that I am unable to explain. > Any guidance on this would be appreciated. > > svyset psu [pw=saqpw], strata(strat) > > *Median over x1 categories > > epctile y, svy percentiles(50) subpop(if x2==1 & x3==1) over(x1) > unrecognized command: FormXLevels > r(199); > > *Median subpoping on x1 categories > > epctile y, svy percentiles(50) subpop(if x2==1 & x3==1 & x1==1) > > estimates post: matrix has missing values > r(504); > > Thanks, > Wassim > > On 5/2/2011 4:11 PM, Stas Kolenikov wrote: >> >> On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 10:29 AM, David Radwin<dradwin@mprinc.com> wrote: >>> >>> Dear Stata-listers, >>> >>> Is it possible to calculate the standard error of a median using >>> pweights, >>> and if so, how? The dataset is a survey with a BRR design. >>> >>> This 2007 posting suggests it is possible but does not get into >>> specifics: >>> >>> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-03/msg00296.html >> >> I have a package that does this. >> >> net from http://web.missouri.edu/~kolenikovs/stata >> net d epctile >> >> > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > -- Stas Kolenikov, also found at http://stas.kolenikov.name Small print: I use this email account for mailing lists only. * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: Standard error of median using pweights***From:*Wassim Tarraf <tarrafwassim@gmail.com>

**References**:**st: Standard error of median using pweights***From:*"David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>

**Re: st: Standard error of median using pweights***From:*Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Standard error of median using pweights***From:*Wassim Tarraf <tarrafwassim@gmail.com>

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