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George Hoffman <ghoffman@mcw.edu> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
Re: st: RE: Summary statistics table problem |

Date |
Tue, 28 Oct 2008 19:43:22 -0500 |

Matt- In Martin's solution, the x is just a dummy. The rows are the contents - means of the var1 .. Varn - for each value of x, which in this case is just a single dummy entry. The columns are the values of rep78 - which are labels by their values Thanks for your thoughts - I'm thinking there is already a way to do this that I'm somehow overlooking, because it seems like a common function. George On 10/28/08 7:29 PM, "Matt Spittal" <Matt.Spittal@cancervic.org.au> wrote: > George, > > Adding labels to the table is no problem. You just need to define what the > labels are first with the -label define- and -label values- commands. Here is > an illustration: > > // Martin's code > sysuse auto, clear > generate x = 1 > > // add labels > label define rep78 1 "Very good" 2 "Good" 3 "Average" 4 "Poor" 5 "Very poor" > label values rep78 rep78 > table x rep78, contents(mean price mean mpg) > > -- Matt > matt.spittal@cancervic.org.au > > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of George Hoffman > Sent: Wednesday, 29 October 2008 11:18 AM > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Subject: Re: st: RE: Summary statistics table problem > > > Martin - > Yes, this works, except for no row labels, but I can live with this. > I might be inspired to write something to 'fix' this problem. > > Thanks for your help, > George > > > > On 10/28/08 7:17 AM, "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote: > >> Even dirtier: >> >> ********* >> sysuse auto, clear >> g x=1 >> table x rep78, contents(mean price mean mpg ) >> ********* >> >> >> HTH >> Martin >> >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of George Hoffman >> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:58 PM >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> Subject: Re: st: RE: Summary statistics table problem >> >> Martin - >> thanks, but not quite. >> Tabstat var1 var2 ... Varn, stat(mean) by(byvar) either: >> col(var): yields columns of the var1, var2, with the by(byvar) as rows >> Col(stat): yields sequential single columns of output for each var1..varn >> >> I'm looking for the by(byvar) to appear in columns side by side, with rows >> for var1...varn >> >> george >> >> On 10/28/08 3:13 AM, "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote: >> >>> -tabstat var1 var2, statistics( mean ) by(Hour6) nototal >> columns(variables)- >>> ? >>> >>> >>> HTH >>> Martin >>> >>> -----Original Message----- >>> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of George Hoffman >>> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:18 AM >>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >>> Subject: st: Summary statistics table problem >>> >>> This should be simple, but I can't find a straightforward way to do this. >>> Xt dataset, with hours 1-48 for time, also summarized by hour6 (1-6, >>> 7-12,...) >>> Many row variables. >>> >>> I want a table of means by hour6: >>> >>> Var Hour6 >>> 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 >>> var1 50 55 55 57 60 62 61 57 >>> var2 47 34 23 12 6 5 7 6 >>> Etc >>> >>> ?? Thank you, >>> George hoffman >>> >>> >>> * >>> * 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/ * * 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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