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Re: AW: st: AW: tabm with %'s


From   Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: AW: st: AW: tabm with %'s
Date   Thu, 29 Oct 2009 07:10:12 -0500

Hmm....at second glance, looks like its a part of -tab_chi-.

EAB


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Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
Office: +979.845.6754



On Oct 29, 2009, at 7:02 AM, Martin Weiss wrote:


<>

" but it does if I type -help tabm-"


Not even that helps in my case (why would -findit- not find it, but - help-
does?). Just to be sure: Where is this command from?



HTH
Martin

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Eric Booth
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. Oktober 2009 12:59
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: Re: st: AW: tabm with %'s

Beth:

-tabm- does a tabulation of multiple variables.  It doesn't show up
for me either when I type -findit tabm- , but it does if I type -help
tabm- (so, tabm is not an abbreviation of one of the six items that
comes up in Martin's -findit- search).


The help file indicates that -tabm- uses options from -tabulate-, so
you can display percentages rather than frequencies with something like:

*****
clear
sysuse auto
tabm for rep78, cell nofreq

**or all the %**

tabm for rep78, cell row col nofreq
******

~ Eric



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Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
Office: +979.845.6754




On Oct 29, 2009, at 3:14 AM, Martin Weiss wrote:


<>

What is -tabm-? Note you are supposed to tell the list where your
user-written stuff comes from. In this case, -findit tabm- throws up
six
different possibilities...



HTH
Martin


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Beth
Gifford
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 28. Oktober 2009 23:41
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: st: tabm with %'s

Hi there
Is there any way to get the same output as tabm but with percents
rather than counts?

I am compiling many tables from surveys that had matrices with likert
scales.  Example, rate how much you agree with each of the following
items on a strongly agree to strongly disagree scale.  It would save
me some time if there was a routine almost exactly like tabm but that
produced %'s rather than counts.

Sincerely-Beth



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