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Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Multiplying coefficients and standard errors in -estout- |

Date |
Mon, 1 Feb 2010 08:45:45 +0000 (GMT) |

--- On Mon, 1/2/10, Bert Jung wrote: > I am reporting coefficients from a linear probability model > using -estout- and -esttab-. I would like to multiply the > coefficients with 100 so that readers can interpret them as > percentage point change. I tried the -transform(@*100)- > option in estout which works for the coefficients but > struggle with the standard errors. A linear probability model is in most disciplines considered as a model that has only didactic value as a starting point for "serious" models for binary dependent variables like -logit- and -probit-. So you probably don't want to use that model. However, to answer your question: The easiest way is to multiply your dependent variable with 100 before estimating your model, as in the example below: *---------- begin example ----------- sysuse auto, clear gen for100 = foreign*100 eststo: reg foreign mpg rep78 eststo: reg for100 mpg rep78 esttab, se *------------ end example ------------ ( For more on how to use examples I sent to statalist see: http://www.maartenbuis.nl/stata/exampleFAQ.html Hope this helps, Maarten Ps. remember that you are asked to report where you have gotten user written programs from. I am assuming you got -estout- by typing in Stata -ssc install estout-. -------------------------- Maarten L. Buis Institut fuer Soziologie Universitaet Tuebingen Wilhelmstrasse 36 72074 Tuebingen Germany http://www.maartenbuis.nl -------------------------- * * 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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