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Prabal De <hereisprabal@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: Summary Stat Table |

Date |
Wed, 11 Nov 2009 16:57:26 -0500 |

Dear All, This is quite a stimulating discussion. Thanks to all. 1) While writing my previous response, I just realized that -collapse- is probably a better deal. collapse (mean) varlist, by (ethnicity gender) And indeed it is, except that I need to transpose it Excel (purely for exposition purpose). Though I learned a great deal, particularly from Toy's suggestions. 2) It is still intriguing as to why tabstat allows two levels in one situation and not in the other situation.Though I am not sure if anything needs to be defended. To me clearly depends on the problem at hand. 3) I was not aware of the xml_tab. Seems to be an immensely powerful stuff. Can we use it after table/tabstat? Best, Prabal On 11/11/09, Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com> wrote: > In defence of XML_TAB/ADePT consider examples here (choose a country, > click a report): > http://go.worldbank.org/X0PYVDDXB0 > > e.g.: > http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTEDSTATS/Resources/3232763-1252439241095/6426999-1253031414057/BGD_2006.xls > > Regards, Sergiy Radyakin > > > > On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Roy Wada <roywada@gmail.com> wrote: >> It's redundant to do both but usually not incompatible. It would be >> like -by:- program making a call to another -by:- program. outreg2 >> does this internally. It probably could have been done with tabstat >> but that would have fractured the table across the screen under >> current setup. >> >> Roy >> >>> Two notions of "byability" are being mixed up in this thread: One is the >>> -by >>> :- prefix ([D], p. 21) that is allowed with most Stata commands. The >>> other >>> one is more like the -over()- option allowed with commands like -mean-. >>> >>> -tabstat- allows both, with the former one being able to handle a >>> -varlist- >>> with more than one member, as shown in my earlier example, and the latter >>> (also called -by()- in -help tabstat-) being able to take only a single >>> -varname-... >> * >> * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: Summary Stat Table***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

**References**:**st: Summary Stat Table***From:*Prabal De <hereisprabal@gmail.com>

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