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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss@uni-tuebingen.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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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? -----Original Message----- 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 >>>> >>>>* >>>>* For searches and help try: >>>>* http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>>>* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>>>* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>> >>> >>> >>> >>>* >>>* For searches and help try: >>>* http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>>* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>>* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> >>* >>* For searches and help try: >>* http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > >* >* For searches and help try: >* http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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