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Re: st: Obtaining population estimates for multiply imputed survey data


From   Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Obtaining population estimates for multiply imputed survey data
Date   Sun, 13 May 2012 22:09:58 -0400

I'd say this is an oversight. There's nothing special to -total- that
would make it terribly different from other commands, so you should
just proceed with -cmdok- option of -mi estimate-.

On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Lauren Pollack
<lauren.pollack@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using Stata 11.1 and trying to obtain population estimates for
> multiply imputed survey data. My data is mi set and I am analyzing it
> using the mi commands. It is survey data, so it is also svyset. I can
> see that mi commands allow one to obtain proportions, ratios, and
> means for survey data using the command structure "mi estimate: svy:
> [proportion/mean/ratio]" but the command I really need to use is "svy:
> total", to obtain population estimates. This is the command I use to
> obtain population estimates for non-mi data. Is there any way to do
> this using the mi commands? It's not listed as a supported command,
> but I have to imagine there is some way of obtaining population
> estimates for multiply imputed survey data.
>
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