Saturday, March 18, 2006

Re: st: geometric mean with svy (version 9.0)

Have you tried -nlcom-? It should give you the point estimates and standard errors, at least with the regular estimation commands; I would be extremely surprised if it were incompatible with -svy-.

On 3/17/06, Ahmed Arif <arifaa@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear Stata Guru's, > > I want to compute geometric mean and SD from survey data. Here is an example: > > . svy:mean lnbenz,over (sex) > (running mean on estimation sample) > > Survey: Mean estimation > > Number of strata = 13 Number of obs = 647 Number > of PSUs = 27 Population size = 1.5e+08 > Design df = 14 > > _subpop_1: sex = 0. Male > _subpop_2: sex = 1. Female > > -------------------------------------------------------------- > | Linearized > Over | Mean Std. Err. [95% Conf. Interval] > -------------+------------------------------------------------ > lnbenz | > _subpop_1 | .3884244 .2993531 -.2536241 1.030473 > _subpop_2 | .1070038 .1907388 -.3020902 .5160979 > -------------------------------------------------------------- > > I can manually type > Di exp(0.3884244) > > For each of the category but I have to type hundreds of time since I > have several variables. I tried egenmore option but I couldn't find > how to use it with svy command. Can any help point me to the resource > to find more info? Is there program I can use to automate this > process? Ideally I would like Stata to run the survey command and then > use the mean value to compute geometric mean and SD. Any help will be > greatly appreciated > > Thank you > Ahmed > Ahmed A. Arif, MD., PhD > Assistant Professor & Director > Health Services Research Program > Department of Family and Community Medicine Texas Tech University > Health Sciences Center > 3601 4th St, STOP 8161 > Lubbock, TX 79430 > Tel: 806-743-3048 > Fax: 806-743-1292 > email: ahmed.arif@ttuhsc.edu > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >

-- Stas Kolenikov http://stas.kolenikov.name

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