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Re: st: Matching samples in Stata


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Matching samples in Stata
Date   Mon, 1 Oct 2012 15:25:49 +0100

The command -psmatch2- [not a macro in Stata terms] must be downloaded
from SSC before you can read its help.

Nick

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Wameq Raza <wameq.r@gmail.com> wrote:

> Please look up PSMATCH2 in the help file.

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:08 PM, Paula Arce <paulaarce@rocketmail.com> wrote:

>> 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?
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