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Ben Jann <ben.jann@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: three-way tables, exporting to tex |

Date |
Fri, 20 Mar 2009 22:32:53 +0100 |

A one-step solution could be to use -by- with -eststo- and -estpost tabstat-. Example: <---> clear webuse union table year union south, c(freq mean grade) // the table we want to create eststo clear bysort south union: eststo: estpost tabstat grade, by(year) stat(count mean) nototal esttab, cells(count mean) gaps noobs <---> The table contains the right results but the header is not so informative. To see the south/union coding you could type: <---> esttab, cells(count mean) gaps noobs /// mtitles nonumbers collabels(none) <---> But that is still not very nice. Better would be something like: <---> esttab, cells(count mean) gaps noobs /// nonumbers collabels(none) /// mlabels("no union" union "no union" union, lhs(year)) /// mgroups(north south, pattern(1 0 1 0)) <---> To get the thing into LaTeX add a "using <name>.tex" and I also suggest the -booktabs- option (requires you to include \usepackage{booktabs} in the document preamble). Here's an advanced example that also prints a nice header: <---> esttab using mytable.tex, booktabs align(r) /// cells(count mean(fmt(2))) gaps noobs /// nonumbers collabels(none) /// mlabels("no union" union "no union" union, lhs(year)) /// mgroups(north south, pattern(1 0 1 0) span /// prefix(\multicolumn{2}{c}{) suffix(}) /// erepeat(\cmidrule(lr){@span})) <---> ben On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 5:45 PM, Richard Ochmann <rochmann@diw.de> wrote: > Hi, > > how would you export a three-way table to a .tex document? > > I would like to produce a summary table for a continuous variable over > three categorical variables. Cells shall contain means as well as > frequencies. > I found I can nicely do that with -table- (find my code below). Now I have > a hard time exporting the resulting table to a .tex document that I can > further edit in LaTeX. > I tried with user-written programs like -estout- and -tabout-. While > -tabout- brings me close, I didnt figure out how to do a three-way table > there. > While this problem is certainly easily worked-around producing separate > two-way tables conditioning on the third variable and somehow combining > them, I would be happy to have a one-step solution here. > > thanks for ideas! > > Stata 10, WinXP > > best, rich > > *** > clear > webuse union > table year union south, c(freq mean grade) > *** > > * > * 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/

**References**:**st: three-way tables, exporting to tex***From:*Richard Ochmann <rochmann@diw.de>

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