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Re: st: Matching samples in Stata


From   Wameq Raza <wameq.r@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Matching samples in Stata
Date   Mon, 1 Oct 2012 16:11:47 +0200

Please look up PSMATCH2 in the help file.

Wameq

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:08 PM, Paula Arce <paulaarce@rocketmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi All,
>
> I am interested in comparing medical students vs. other students on a number of measures from a survey study.  The medical student subgroup accounts for 12% of the total sample.
>
> I would, therefore, like to match the medical students with a sub-group of the other students based on socio-demographic variables  - so that the two samples are more similar in size.
>
> How can I achieve this in Stata? is there a matching command/macro I can download and use?  Has anyone done anything similar and can share some tips?
>
> Many thanks,
> Paula
>
>
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