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Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Weighted proportion |

Date |
Sat, 6 Oct 2012 17:30:26 -0400 |

What's the study design and purpose, Daniel? Even if you don't have survey sample data, you can use -svy: tabulate- ******************************* sysuse auto, clear svyset _n [pw = trunk] //_n means primary sampling unit is individual observation svy: prop rep78 // no need for [pw = ] option svy: tabulate rep78, se ci svy: tabulate rep78 foreign, col se ci ************************* If you _do_ have survey sample data, then -svyset- according to the design. Note that 'pw' = 'probability weight', which reflects probability of selection and, informally, is the number in the population represented by each sampled observation. Steve On Oct 5, 2012, at 11:21 AM, Daniel Almar de Sneijder wrote: Thank you all guys. prop RRACE [pweight = RWEIGHT] and tabulate RRACE [weight = RWEIGHT] are both what I am looking for. Thank you, Daniel On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 4:53 AM, Yuval Arbel <yuval.arbel@gmail.com> wrote: > 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. >> >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > -- > Dr. Yuval Arbel > School of Business > Carmel Academic Center > 4 Shaar Palmer Street, > Haifa 33031, Israel > e-mail1: yuval.arbel@carmel.ac.il > e-mail2: yuval.arbel@gmail.com > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**RE: st: Weighted proportion***From:*"kantor.d@att.net" <kantor.d@att.net>

**Re: st: Weighted proportion***From:*Daniel Almar de Sneijder <dasneijder@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Weighted proportion***From:*David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net>

**Re: st: Weighted proportion***From:*Yuval Arbel <yuval.arbel@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Weighted proportion***From:*Daniel Almar de Sneijder <dasneijder@gmail.com>

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