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Re: st: saving tabstat results

From   "Clive Nicholas" <>
Subject   Re: st: saving tabstat results
Date   Thu, 4 May 2006 07:49:49 +0100 (BST)

Samu Kurri wrote:

> I need to calculate weighted sums of histograms, using aweights. There
> are around 650 of them, and each of them has data values (h) from  -100
> to +100 (x). The weights w reflect the group weights.
> The way how I managed to do it easily is to use tabstat ( tabstat
> h[aweight=w], by(x) stats(sum) )
> But how can I save the results efficiently as an independent file?
> I tried to use the save command with tabstat ( tabstat h[aweight=w],
> by(x) stats(sum) save ) but have can I retrieve the results and/or
> export them.
> I also tried tabexport (SSC-file) but for some reason the results from
> line ( tabexport h[aweight=w] using results.txt , s(sum) by(x)  )
> difffer from the tabstat command.

Have you tried Iain Watson's -tabout-, downloadable by SSC? This may do
what you require.

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