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Re: st: RE: RE: outreg/estimates type commands for ttest
Although I was not using the regression as was described by
Nick in his reply, it's good to know the precise difference
between the two options of -ttest-. Thanks a lot for the
--- "Newson, Roger B" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Nick Cox wrote:
> **** Beginning of quote
> In the case of t tests, a work-around is obtained
> by noting that the results of
> regress <response> <binary variable>
> are equivalent to
> ttest <response>, by(<binary variable>)
> so that -outreg- or -estout- (which I think
> you mean here rather than -estimates-) can then be
> *** End of quote
> This is the case if the user wanted an equal-variance
> t-test. However,
> if the user wanted an unequal-variance t-test (complete
> Satterthwaite corrected degrees of freedom), then the
> results are not
> quite equivalent.
> It is possible to do unequal-variance t-tests with
> Satterthwaite degrees
> of freedom, saving the results, using -regress-, -parmby-
> -metaparm-. For instance, in the -auto- data, the user
> can type
> . sysuse auto, clear
> . parmby "regress weight", by(foreign) norestore
> . gene byte iwt=!foreign-foreign
> . tempfile tf1
> . metaparm [iwei=iwt] , saving(`tf1', replace)
> . append using `tf1'
> . list
> This replaces the -auto- data in memory with a new
> dataset (or
> resultsset), with 1 observation for each of 3 parameters
> (the mean
> weight for US cars, the mean weight for non-US cars, and
> the difference
> between those 2 means), and variables storing the
> estimates, degrees of
> freedom, confidence limits and P-values for these
> parameters. Such a
> dataset can then be processed further to produce an
> output table,
> possibly using the -listtex- package.
> The packages -listtex-, -metaparm- and -parmest- (which
> -parmby-) are all downloadable from SSC. So are a lot of
> other packages
> which the user can use to generate plots and tables in
> Stata, using
> output datasets (or resultssets). More about how to use
> these packages
> can be found in Newson (2003) and in the Stata User
> presentations of Newson (2002), Newson (2004), Newson
> (2005) and Newson
> (2006), all of which can be downloaded from ny website at
> using either a browser or the -net- command in Stata.
> I hope this helps.
> Creating plots and tables of estimation results using
> parmest and
> friends. Presented at the 8th UK Stata User Meeting,
> 20-21 May, 2002.
> Newson R. Confidence intervals and p-values for delivery
> to the end
> user. The Stata Journal 2003; 3(3): 245-269.
> Newson R. From datasets to resultssets in Stata.
> Presented at the 10th
> UK Stata User Meeting, 28-29 June, 2004.
> Newson R. Generalized confidence interval plots using
> commands or
> dialogs. Presented at the 11th UK Stata User Meeting,
> 17-18 May, 2005.
> Newson R. Resultssets, resultsspreadsheets and
> resultsplots in Stata.
> Presented at the 4th German Stata User Meeting, 31 March,
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