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From |
Daniel Almar de Sneijder <dasneijder@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Weights now allowed |

Date |
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:24:43 -0400 |

wow its a miracle, it actually works thanx i'll still go for tiger :) On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM, Scholes, Shaun <s.scholes@ucl.ac.uk> wrote: > Are you sure? Try: > > clear > input x1 x2 x3 > . 1 2 > 2 2 3 > 4 . . > end > > egen tiger = rowmean(x1-x3) > list tiger > > Sorry, I am a golf fan. Maybe that should be -egen Rory-. > best wishes > Shaun > > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Daniel Almar de Sneijder > Sent: 13 September 2012 19:05 > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Subject: Re: st: Weights now allowed > > Hello and thanks for the message. > > The reason I loop over the data is because sometimes only 3 variables have an observation. > When I use rowmean then it treats the outcome as 0 if at that row not all observations have a value. So to clarify, I want to obtain the average in this way: > > x1 x2 x3 avg(x1 x2 x3) > . 1 2 1.5 > 2 2 3 7/3 > 4 . . 4 > > > > > > > I tried it btw now with 'i' but it still doesnt work??? > > > ***** calculates average expretage > drop ravgexpretage > gen double ravgexpretage = r1expretage > forvalues i = 1/30659 { > replace ravgexpretage[`i'] = (r1expretage[`i'] + r3expretage[`i'] + r4expretage[`i'] + r5expretage[`i'] + r6expretage[`i'] + r7expretage[`i'] + r8expretage[`i'])/7 } > ****** > > > > > On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Joerg Luedicke <joerg.luedicke@gmail.com> wrote: >> You would need to type [`i'] instead of [i] since i is a local macro >> here (see -help macro- and -help forvalues-). However, there is no >> need to loop over all observations in your data, see -help egen >> rowmean-. >> >> J. >> >> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 12:23 PM, Daniel Almar de Sneijder >> <dasneijder@gmail.com> wrote: >>> Hello Stata >>> >>> When I attempt to run: >>> >>> ***** calculates average exp ret age >>> drop ravgexpretage >>> >>> gen double ravgexpretage = r1expretage >>> >>> forvalues i = 1/30659 { >>> replace ravgexpretage[i] = ( r1expretage[i] + r3expretage[i] + >>> r4expretage[i] + r5expretage[i] + r6expretage[i] + r7expretage[i] + >>> r8expretage[i] ) >>> replace ravgexpretage[i] = ravgexpretage[i] *(1/7) } >>> >>> I receive the message: "weights not allowed" >>> >>> What is the problem and How can I circumvene this? >>> My initial idea was to add all the variables up and then divide it by >>> 7, which works. However it only adds the observations up if each >>> variable has a observation So that is why I decided to do it like >>> this. >>> >>> Thanks, >>> Daniel >>> * >>> * 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/ >> * >> * 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/ > * > * 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/ > > > * > * 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/ * * 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: Weights now allowed***From:*Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wzb.eu>

**References**:**st: Weights now allowed***From:*Daniel Almar de Sneijder <dasneijder@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Weights now allowed***From:*Joerg Luedicke <joerg.luedicke@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Weights now allowed***From:*Daniel Almar de Sneijder <dasneijder@gmail.com>

**RE: st: Weights now allowed***From:*"Scholes, Shaun" <s.scholes@ucl.ac.uk>

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