Distributive Analysis Stata Package
How poor was Burkina Faso in 1994?
If bkf94.dta is saved in the directory c:/data, type the following command to open it:
use "C:\data\bkf94.dta", clear
If lab_bkf94.do is saved in the directory c:/do_files, type the following command to label variables and labels:
Typing the command describe, we obtain:
You can set the sampling design with a dialog box, as indicated in Section 14.3, or simply by typing
svyset psu [pweight=weight], strata(strata) vce(linearized) singleunit(missing)
Typing svydes, we obtain
Type bd ipov to open the dialog box for poverty indices and choose variables and parameters as indicated in the following window. Click on Submit.
The following results should then be displayed:
Select Relative for the poverty line and set the other parameters as above.
After clicking on Submit, the following results should be displayed:
Set the group variable to sex.
Clicking on Submit, the following should appear:
Using the panel Confidence interval, set the confidence level to 99 % and set the number of decimals to 4 in the Results panel.
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