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# Re: st: meanonly

 From Chiara Mussida To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: meanonly Date Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:21:58 +0200

```ok. What is the most efficient way to store the mean as scalars?
Thanks

On 10/04/2012, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 ibn.black#ibn.occupation, nocons
> table occupation black, c(mean wage)
> *------------- end example ---------------
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
>
>
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