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Re: st: RE: Graph with point estimates and ci


From   Richard Moverare <richard.moverare@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Graph with point estimates and ci
Date   Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:16:48 +0200

I thought so too, but I get the error message: "svy is not supported
by statsby". Am I making some other mistake, i.e. is svy supported by
statsby?

All the best,
Rick

Den 26 april 2012 15:19 skrev Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>:
> As I understand it, your syntax should schematically be
>
> -statsby ...: svy: ... : proportion: ...
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Richard Moverare
> Sent: 26 April 2012 14:14
> To: statalist
> Subject: st: Graph with point estimates and ci
>
> Dear all,
>
> I have a dataset with one variable that indicates if each observation
> (person) have done a certain activity, i.e. 1 or 0. The dataset is
> from a survey that is conducted several years, so I have information
> for each year. For each year I want to produce a graph where I have an
> estimate of the proportion who has done this activity. I would like
> this to be respresented by a filled circle with lines that represent
> the confidence interval of the estimae. In the same graph I would also
> like to have another estimate for a subgroup, presented in the same
> way. And, finally I would like to add vertical line referring to a
> known percentage in the whole population, i.e. I want to compare the
> survey estimates with a known proportion. Then I would like to create
> similar graphs for different years and combine them.
>
> If we are using the auto dataset and considering rep78 as years and
> foreign as the activity, I could do something like this
>
> sysuse auto
> statsby _b _se, by(rep78) saving(tot, replace): proportion foreign
>
> statsby _b _se, by(rep78) saving(subgroup, replace): proportion
> foreign if subgroup==1
>
> And then I can combine the two resulting datasets and create a graph
> using -twoway scatter- with "rcap" and "horisontal xline".
>
> However, I would like to do this while taking into account the survey
> design, i.e. using -svy-. Is there some way I can do that in a similar
> way, or should I take another path to get the same graph?
>
>
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