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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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RE: st: re: combined Correlationmatrix Pearson and Spearman + LaTeX output |

Date |
Wed, 17 Dec 2008 16:11:03 -0000 |

I think you are confusing three quite distinct issues. -correlate-, -pwcorr- and -spearman- all calculate results to machine precision. Each of them has their own choice of display format, which happen to be identical at %7.4f. If you pick up the correlation in r(rho), then what display format you use to print that out elsewhere is up to you. I wonder what use 5th and higher decimal places can be for correlations in any case. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk René Geppert Still there's one question left to the code: How can I determine the number of decimals the coefficients shall be rounded to? (pw)corr and spearman do not seem to explicitly provide for such an option. * * 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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