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RE: st: showing row labels in -table-


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss@uni-tuebingen.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: showing row labels in -table-
Date   Mon, 1 Sep 2008 11:22:54 +0200

All of which makes me wonder: Would it be possible for you to export the
table and then edit it in a text editor? 

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From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Michael McCulloch
Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2008 11:31 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: showing row labels in -table-

I appreciate your help, Martin. Unfortunately, I don't have the 
skills to re-program ado commands such as -table-.

>Michael,
>
>that is a lot clearer now. I can see your point. One technique that 
>Stata employs for these purposes is a "key" in the upper left corner 
>as in
>
>
>tabulate rep78 foreign, clrchi2 row
>
>Another one is
>
>tabstat price mpg, statistics( mean count ) columns(variables)
>
>where there are row headers. Note, though, that they disappear when 
>you use -by- as in
>
>
>tabstat price mpg, statistics( mean count p1 p50 ) by(foreign) 
>columns(variables)
>
>
>
>You may want to try your luck with -h tabdisp- which, AFAIK, most of 
>these commands call to construct their output.
>
>HTH
>Martin
>
>
>
>I do not think this is possible with -table-, you will probably have to try
>
>Quoting Michael McCulloch <mm@pinest.org>:
>
>>Thank you Martin, I apologize. Here's my question, more clearly stated:
>>
>>Is it possible to show the row headers for cell contents in summary
>>tables created with the -table- command? For example, in the following
>>table, stratified horizontally by:
>>	domestic
>>	foreign,
>>I have specified that the cell contents should report:
>>	mean mpg
>>	mean headroom.
>>
>>What I would like to do is display the row headers "Avg mpg" and "Avg
>>headroom", underneath each of the row super headers Domestic and
>>Foreign.
>>
>>clear
>>sysuse auto
>>tab price
>>gen pricelevel=1
>>replace pricelevel=2 if price>6000
>>table foreign pricelevel, contents(mean mpg mean headroom) col
>>format(%9.2g) cen
>>
>>Therefore, I would like to specify that in this table the left-hand row
>>headers would read:
>>Domestic
>>	Avg mpg
>>	Avg headroom
>>Foreign
>>	Avg mpg
>>	Avg headroom
>>
>>Hope this is more clear!
>>
>>
>>
>>>Although you demonstrate your problem with the -auto- dataset, I  
>>>still do not get what you want. -pricelevel- has no -value 
>>>labels-;  on top of that, it forms the columns and not the rows. 
>>>When I run  
>>>your example, I get the following:
>>>
>>>
>>>-------------------------------
>>>          |     pricelevel
>>>Car type |   1      2    Total
>>>----------+--------------------
>>>Domestic |   21     16     20
>>>          |  3.1    3.4    3.2
>>>          |
>>>  Foreign |   27     21     25
>>>          |  2.7    2.5    2.6
>>>
>>>
>>>Maybe you can tell the list what more you want...
>>>
>>>HTH
>>>Martin
>>>
>>>Quoting Michael McCulloch <mm@pinest.org>:
>>>
>>>>I'm using -table- to create summary tables. Is it possible to show the
>>>>row headers for cell contents?
>>>>
>>>>For example, in this table I can't display pricelevel row labels for
>>>>the cell contents rows:
>>>>
>>>>clear
>>>>sysuse auto
>>>>tab price
>>>>gen pricelevel=1
>>>>replace pricelevel=2 if price>6000
>>>>table foreign pricelevel, contents(mean mpg mean headroom) col
>>>>format(%9.2g) cen
>>>>
>>>>Michael
>>>>
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