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Re: st: missing observations in tabulate


From   Abu Camara <abucamara@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: missing observations in tabulate
Date   Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:54:08 +0300

Thanks Nick.

On 12 June 2013 18:49, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> In a recent answer I referred you to -egen-.
>
> egen nonmiss = count(dpc), by(year)
> egen number = count(1), by(year)
>
> tabulate ..  if nonmiss/number >= 1/3
>
> I presume you mean _2/3 or more_..
>
> If your panel is balanced, you can simplify this using the variable -nonmiss-.
>
>
>
>
> Nick
> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>
>
> On 12 June 2013 16:42, Abu Camara <abucamara@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Statalist,
>>
>> I wrote the following code to do some tabulation. But I  want to
>> suppress the output
>> for any year that has 2/3 of the observations missing.That is if 2/3
>> of the countries have observations
>> missing for any given year. I am using World Bank WDI database to do
>> some regional aggregation.
>> What should be the approriate code here?
>>
>> table country year [aweight=pop], c(mean dpc), if region==2 & oil==1, row
>>
>> --
>> Best Wishes,
>> Abu Camara
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Best Wishes,
Abu Camara
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