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


From   Ben Jann <ben.jann@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Multiplying coefficients and standard errors in -estout-
Date   Tue, 2 Feb 2010 00:05:30 +0100

Bert,
within -transform()- you need to specify the transformation and its
first derivative. The derivative is needed for the SEs. See -help
estout, mark(transform)- for further details. In your example you
would have to type -transform(@*100 100)-.
ben

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 4:06 AM, Bert Jung <bjung59@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Statalisters,
>
> 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.  Any suggestions
> greatly appreciated.
>
> Many thanks,
> Bert
>
>
> *** Example
>
> clear
> set obs 500
> set seed 1
> gen y = round(_n/500)
> gen x = runiform()
>
> reg y x
>
> estout ,  cells(b se(fmt(%10.2f)))
> estout ,  cells(b se(fmt(%10.2f))) transform(@*100)
>
>
>
> *** Output of last two lines
>
>
> . estout ,  cells(b se(fmt(%10.2f)))
>
> -------------------------
>                        .
>                     b/se
> -------------------------
> x                .1482441
>                     0.08
> _cons            .4285948
>                     0.05
> -------------------------
>
> . estout ,  cells(b se(fmt(%10.2f))) transform(@*100)
>
> -------------------------
>                        .
>                     b/se
> -------------------------
> x                14.82441
>                     0.08
> _cons            42.85948
>                     0.05
> -------------------------
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