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Re: st: Weighted proportion


From   Yuval Arbel <yuval.arbel@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Weighted proportion
Date   Fri, 5 Oct 2012 01:53:51 -0700

Steve, please take a look at Patrick's question:

st: zoom on histograms

and the links given there by Nick Cox.

What Daniel asked in other words is a similar question: how to produce
the numerical values from the histogram?

On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 6:34 PM, David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net> wrote:
> At 07:10 PM 10/4/2012, you wrote:
>>
>> Uhm yes, but that will give me the mean instead of the proportion...?
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 6:28 PM, kantor.d@att.net <kantor.d@att.net> wrote:
>> > Have you tried
>> > summarize rrace [weight=RWEIGHT]
>> > ?
>> [...]
>>
>> > Dear statalist,
>> >
>> > Any thoughts on a handy function or command to summarize the weighted
>> > proportion? For instance, I have a variable that indicates to which
>> > Race a respondent belongs. For example
>> >
>> > RRACE = 1 if Hispanic
>> > RRACE = 2 if White
>> > RRACE = 3 if Black
>> > RRACE = 4 if Other
>> >
>> > Additionally I have a variable that weights the respondents (due to
>> > oversampling of Hispanic's in my database), call this variable
>> > RWEIGHT.
>> >
>> > Now I want to summarize the weighted proportions of RRACE, i.e. how
>> > much % is Hispanic, White, etc.
>> [...]
>
>
> Of course, I "misspoke"; I meant tabulate.
>
>
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