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Re: st: meanonly

From   Maarten Buis <>
Subject   Re: st: meanonly
Date   Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:33:05 +0200

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 4:23 PM, Chiara Mussida wrote:
> su south, meanonly
> scalar variable = r(mean)
> gives me a scalar for the mean of variable south. Is there a way to
> gen scalars for the mean of the variable south by gender and
> occupation? I have 7 occupations. For gender i might simplx add if
> fem==0 to the above command. For occupation is there a loop?

I think you asked that question before.

Here are two ways:

*------------ begin example -------------
sysuse nlsw88, clear
gen byte black = race == 2 if race < 3

reg wage, nocons
table occupation black, c(mean wage)
*------------- end example ---------------

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
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