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cluster average of women's working status [message #13800] Thu, 28 December 2017 07:52 Go to next message
ahmed89o is currently offline  ahmed89o
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Dear DHS team and users,
I would like to develop a variable that the percentage of working women at the cluster level excluding the woman's own working status or I shall call it the cluster average of women's working status. I would be very grateful if you can share STATA codes.
Re: cluster average of women's working status [message #13803 is a reply to message #13800] Thu, 28 December 2017 15:55 Go to previous message
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I think this is a question for the Stata forum - but one suggestion would be to use "egen , by()" commands. I'm assuming you have 0/1 variables for "working". In that case, first, compute the cluster-level denominator, which is N for that cluster (I think). Then generate the cluster-level numerator by adding up the 0's and 1's in the cluster for everyone. Then, for each person, use as the numerator "total - own" and for the denominator "total - 1".

Something like that should work...but again, the Statalist may be a better resource for you.
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