mean2 -- Makes a table of estimate means with subpopulation differences
mean2 [if] [in] [weight], options
mean2 provides a fast and easy way to make a table of estimate means with subpopulation differences.
replace is required because will be replacing any existing file
over( ) one variable specifying subpopulations
category( ) two cateogires of subpopulations, see examples below
svy specify survey means
vce(vcetype) vcetype may be bootstrap or jackknife
cluster(varname) adjust standard errors for intragroup correlation
excel specifies excel output
word specifies word output
tex specifies tex output
mean2 is based on mean. You will also need to install the latest versions of outreg2 and sxpose from ssc. There must be at least two variables specified in the varlist.
sxpose is by Nick Cox.
Examples for Version 11 or later
. use http://www.stata-press.com/data/r11/nhanes2f . svyset psuid [pweight=finalwgt], strata(stratid) . mean2 height age weight smsa using myfile.txt, over(sex) cat(Male Female) svy excel replace
Basically the above codes produces the same stuff as this: . svy: mean height age weight smsa, over(sex)
Plus the statistical differences computed by something like this: . lincom [height]Male - [height]Female
You get the idea.
Examples for Version 9 or later
. clear . use http://www.stata-press.com/data/r9/nhanes2f . mean2 height age weight smsa using myfile.txt, over(sex) cat(Male Female) svy excel replace
Manual: [R] mean