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Re: st: Re:population datasets availability and related user written programs


From   "Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@gmail.com>
To   Statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Re:population datasets availability and related user written programs
Date   Wed, 29 May 2013 18:03:14 -0700

There's Stata module in SSC that pulls some of the data sets from the
WB. Instructions here:
http://data.worldbank.org/developers/apps/wbopendata

Note that the diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79) is
also in Quandl. Only 1 year of data (2012) seems to have been
collected.

DVM

On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 5:04 PM, Adam Olszewski
<adam.olszewski@gmail.com> wrote:
> CDC Wonder is a wonder-ful source of data, particularly mortality, and can export Excel sheets if you want import to Stata
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On May 29, 2013, at 7:37 PM, Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Sergiy,
>> Thanks alot.
>> How do I get these datasets to stata format
>> Thanks
>> MIke
>>
>> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Michael,
>>> World Bank data might also be of use, for example:
>>>
>>> -- population of USA in 1960:
>>> http://api.worldbank.org/countries/usa/indicators/SP.POP.TOTL?date=1960
>>>
>>> -- population of Ukraine in 1991-2010
>>> http://api.worldbank.org/countries/ukr/indicators/SP.POP.TOTL?date=1991:2010
>>>
>>> -- female population of Australia as percent of male population in 1961-2010
>>> http://api.worldbank.org/countries/aus/indicators/SP.POP.TOTL.FE.ZS?date=1961:2010
>>>
>>> etc.
>>>
>>> Dictionary of indicators and country codes are available from:
>>> data.worldbank.org
>>>
>>> API description is here:
>>> http://data.worldbank.org/node/11
>>>
>>> Best, Sergiy Radyakin
>>>
>>> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Dimitriy V. Masterov
>>> <dvmaster@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> You can get quandl from ssc to download such data in Stata format.
>>>> Instruction are here:
>>>> http://www.quandl.com/help/packages/stata
>>>>
>>>> For example, to get annual population of US from 1950-2010 from the
>>>> Penn World Tables, you would
>>>> -quandl, quandlcode(PENN/USA_POP) clear-
>>>>
>>>> There are other health datasets for the US listed here:
>>>> http://www.quandl.com/health/usa-all-health-indicators
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Your second question is too vague to be answerable. If you elaborate
>>>> on the goals, you may get a better answer. In the mean time,
>>>> definitely take a look at the Time Series manual, Introduction to Time
>>>> Series Using Stata by Sean Becketti, and German Rodriguez's demography
>>>> class notes (http://data.princeton.edu/eco572/).
>>>>
>>>> DVM
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 8:48 AM, Michael Stewart
>>>> <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Dear Statalist reader,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am trying to find options to download the population datasets (like
>>>>> population is USA across years etc) from web.
>>>>>
>>>>> Also are there any good/must have  user written programs if you are
>>>>> trying to estimate conditions across time( death statistics across
>>>>> years ) in USA .
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Thank you ,
>>>>> Yours Sincerely,
>>>>> Mike.
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Thank you ,
>> Yours Sincerely,
>> Mike.
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