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Re: st: meanonly


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: meanonly
Date   Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:50:18 +0200

Haven't we been there before? I suggest you give us the complete story
as what is efficient depends on what you want to do with those means.

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Chiara Mussida <cmussida@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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> Doctoral school of Economic Policy
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