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"VISINTAINER PAUL" <PAUL_VISINTAINER@nymc.edu> |

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st: RE: RE: postfile |

Date |
Mon, 22 Nov 2004 11:44:29 -0500 |

Thanks. ______________________________ Paul F. Visintainer, PhD Professor and Program Director Health Quantitative Sciences School of Public Health New York Medical College -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of David Harrison Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 8:05 AM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: st: RE: postfile You need to declare the variable 'variable' as being string in your postfile statement, eg postfile `out' str20 variable case sd1 ... (NB you may need to increase the 20 above to be as large as your longest variable name) David david@icnarc.org -----Original Message----- From: VISINTAINER PAUL [mailto:PAUL_VISINTAINER@nymc.edu] Sent: 22 November 2004 12:59 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: st: postfile In the following program, I write the output of several t-tests to a file. Is it possible to post the name of the variable being tested to such a file? When I include ("`var'"), I get the error below. If I post (`var'), I only get a number. tempname out . postfile `out' variable case sd1 n1 control sd2 n2 using outfile, replace . foreach var of varlist igf bp3 { . 2. qui ttest `var', by(case) 3. post `out' ("`var'") (r(mu_2)) (r(sd_2)) (r(N_2)) (r(mu_1)) (r(sd_1)) (r(N_1)) 4. } type mismatch post: above message corresponds to expression 1, variable variable r(109); Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, Paul Visintainer * * 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/ * * 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/ * * 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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