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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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st: RE: Can -outreg- show the coefficient in (eform-1)*100 |

Date |
Mon, 30 Jun 2003 17:25:25 +0100 |

Renzo Comolli > > I am using -outreg- version 3.0.6 27nov00 > Intercooled Stata 8.0 for Windows > > I need to show the regression coefficients (which Stata > stores in e(b)) in > the following format > (exp(e(b))-1)*100 > is it possible to do so with -outreg-? Maybe writing a line > before -outreg-? > I tried to write the following lines, but the execution > breaks at the second > line: > regress ln_wage women other_regressors > replace e(b)=(exp(e(b)-1)*100) > outreg using myregression.txt, replace se > > I imagine that this problem has been tackled many times > before, in fact, in > the example here, the transformation (exp(b)-1)*100 has the > interpretation > "women's wages are % lower than men's". > > I know -outreg, eform- shows the regression coeffcients b > in the form exp(b) > and adjusts the standard errors correspondently, but that's > one step short > of what I need. > > I looked also at -reformat- but it does not do it either. I > can't use > -mktab- for unrelated reasons. > I haven't understood how to use -parmby-, so I would avoid > if possible. > Renzo's -replace- statement is illegal, as e(b) is not a variable name. -outreg- was written by John Gallup. The last version I can see is 3.1.7 13 May 2002. John appears to have dropped off Statalist. Possibly you could modify a copy of -outreg- so that it does what you wish. tempname b mat `b' = e(b) forval j = 1/`= colsof(`b')' { mat `b'[1,`j'] = exp(`b'[1,`j'] - 1) * 100 } <work with `b' rather than e(b) thereafter when appropriate> It is probably more practical, however, to get to grips with what -parmby- can do! (I see that Roger has explained how to do it.) Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk * * 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/

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