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Re: st: from scientific to real numbers...


From   khigbee@stata.com
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: from scientific to real numbers...
Date   Fri, 14 Oct 2005 10:06:31 -0500

Christer Thrane <ch-thran@online.no> asks:

> I want to get the precise price prediction for a house with certain 
> attributes, given the follwing regression, in real numbers. That is, 1.5e+06 
> (see bottom) does not tell me enough. Does anyone know how to "force" Stata 
> to come up with the exact figure?
>
> <cut of reg output>
> 
> . adjust bta = 130 antsov = 3 leil = 0 gar = 1
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>      Dependent variable: pris     Command: regress
> Covariates set to value: bta = 130, antsov = 3, leil = 0, garasje = 1
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> ---------------------- 
>       All |         xb
> ----------+----------- 
>           |    1.5e+06
> ---------------------- 
>      Key:  xb  =  Linear Prediction

Look at the help for the -adjust- command and read about the
-format()- option.  Try something like

    adjust bta = 130 antsov = 3 leil = 0 gar = 1 , format(%12.0fc)

(You could instead use %12.0f if you do not want commas in the
number.)

Ken Higbee    khigbee@stata.com
StataCorp     1-800-STATAPC

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