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"Charles Man@CCR" <ccrman@cityu.edu.hk> |

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Re: st: RE: Any ways to specify the regression output to 2 decimal places? |

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Mon, 18 May 2009 18:01:09 +0800 |

Nick, thanks a lot. Charles ----- Original Message ----- From: Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> Date: Monday, May 18, 2009 5:41 pm Subject: st: RE: Any ways to specify the regression output to 2 decimal places? To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > You can't. This is one reason why so many user-written commands exist > in > this territory. > > It would be possible in principle to add a large menagerie of options > to > commands like -regress-, but there would need to be many such options > to > cope with the gamut of possible user desires. StataCorp decided to solve > this problem by ignoring it, or more precisely by providing other tools > for you to pick up and process output. > > Note that there is not much reason to expect the results of the -format- > command to apply here, as that concerns how values of a variable are > to > be displayed. But (e.g.) the units of the coefficient of X1 in a > regression are the units of Y divided by the units of X1. So which > format should apply? And t and P are dimensionless, so no variable's > format is pertinent. > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > Charles Man@CCR > > Is there any way to specify the regression results to 2 decimal places? > I don't mean the figures after the -esttab- or -estout-command. I mean > the regression result table after -regress- command? > > It seems fmt% doesn't work in -reg- command. How can I specify the > regression table to show coeff, t, se, p>t and CI with only 2 decimal > places rather than the default 7 decimal places? > > > Y | Coef. Std. Err. t P>|t| > [95% Conf. Interval] > -------------+---------------------------------------------------------- > ------ > X1 | .0000975 .0068564 0.01 0.989 -.0133751 > .0135701 > X2 | .0058169 .0043916 1.32 0.186 -.0028125 > .0144463 > _cons | .2223101 .0274083 8.11 0.000 .1684536 > .2761665 > > > * > * 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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**References**:**st: Any ways to specify the regression output to 2 decimal places?***From:*"Charles Man@CCR" <ccrman@cityu.edu.hk>

**st: RE: Any ways to specify the regression output to 2 decimal places?***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

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