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Re: st: New commands -dmout- and -pctrim-


From   Amber Prakash <rockman.blues21@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: New commands -dmout- and -pctrim-
Date   Tue, 4 Feb 2014 13:20:22 +0530

Hi,

Thanks for those user commands...they help immensely. I was wondering if
there is a similar user command for comparing percentages or proportions
over two groups allowing multiple comparisons in one go?

Thanks again.

On 04/02/2014, Amber Prakash <rockman.blues21@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Thanks for those user commands...they help immensely. I was wondering if
> there is a similar user command for comparing percentages or proportions
> over two groups allowing multiple comparisons in one go?
>
> Thanks again.
>
>
> On 3 February 2014 20:46, Michael Barker <mdb96statalist@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks to Kit Baum, two new commands are available on the SSC archive:
>> -dmout- and -pctrim-
>>
>> DMOUT: module to create difference-in-means tables.
>> dmout produces difference-in-means tables. Means of each variable in
>> varlist are compared across the values of the by() variable. dmout is
>> useful when comparing several variables across two groups, such as
>> treatment and control groups in an RCT, or attriters and non-attriters
>> in longitudinal data.
>>
>> PCTRIM: module to trim variables based on percentiles.
>> pctrim trims outlying observations based on percentile bounds. pctrim
>> can operate on a varlist. The user can create an indicator variable
>> marking outliers or recode them. Recode options include mean, median,
>> upper/lower bounds, or system missing.
>>
>> pctrim is similar to the recent SSC addition, -winsor2-, by Lian
>> Yu-jun. Both commands allow users to trim or winsorize several
>> variables at once. The main difference is in their treatment of
>> missing values. -winsor2- operates on each variable independently. The
>> default behavior for pctrim first identifies the analysis sample, with
>> no missing data, then operates on that sample only. pctrim can operate
>> on variables independently with the missok option. Both pctrim and
>> winsor2 are related to the original -winsor- command, by Nicholas J.
>> Cox.
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>
>
>
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