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Re: st: decimal places

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: decimal places
Date   Tue, 23 Mar 2010 07:25:55 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Tue, 23/3/10, Amin Mohseni wrote:
> how can I get stata to only print up
> to two decimal places for the
> estimates it is producing (for example correlation
> estimates or
> regression coefficients).

The default output by Stata commands is good for looking 
at during the analysis phase of research, but is not so 
good for reporting, as you noticed. There are several 
user written packages that help with that, e.g. -estout-, 
which you can get by typing in Stata:
-ssc install estout-.

There is a website dedicated to lots and lots of examples
of how to do stuff with -estout-. The answers to your
concrete questions are discussed here:

correlation table:

regression table:

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen


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