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st: RE: Can p value levels and corresponding symbols be changed to match sociological journal conventions using outreg command


From   "Nick Winter" <nwinter@policystudies.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Can p value levels and corresponding symbols be changed to match sociological journal conventions using outreg command
Date   Mon, 19 Aug 2002 11:29:18 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Conrad Hackett [mailto:chackett@Princeton.EDU] 
> Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 11:13 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Can p value levels and corresponding symbols be 
> changed to match sociological journal conventions using outreg command
> 
> 
> I am shamelessly trying to expedite the process of moving regression
> output into the standard table format for sociology journals. 
> Can anyone
> suggest a way to modify the outreg command so that it generates the
> following symbols for p-values: "+" if p<.10, "*" if p<.05, "**" if
> p<.01, "***" if p<.001 ?   
> 
> Is there an easy way to get these symbols to occupy their own column
> adjacent to the column for coefficients and standard errors when the
> file is imported into Excel (so that columns will be nicely 
> aligned)? In
> other words, can the symbols automatically be separated, in Stata or
> Excel, from the numbers they are appended to and moved into a separate
> column? 

You might check out my -mktab-, which also makes journal-style tables.
It allows you to specify significance symbols (with the flag() option),
and it can separate those symbols (or not, as you like).

Nick Winter

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