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st: RE: postfile, using variable name not value or label

From   "Martin Weiss" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: postfile, using variable name not value or label
Date   Mon, 26 Apr 2010 19:55:55 +0200


You also want to try the recent "trilogy" of -postfile- applications in
Michael`s blog at
ic.html ,
al-logistic.html and
And Philippe`s, of

I could also imagine you might want to use -collapse- and
-tempfile-/-append- to solve your problem, btw.


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Karen Wright
Sent: Montag, 26. April 2010 19:37
Subject: st: postfile, using variable name not value or label

Dear All,

I am using Stata 10.0 and have written the following code.


foreach j in 1000 750 500 400 300 250 200 150 {
	use "E:\Small Clusters Paper\INIS datasets\INIS.0.04.`j'.dta", clear
	foreach var of varlist b24age_lm_coef-n24delay_2_lm_coef {
		summ `var', det
		post INIS_coef (4) (`j') (`var') (r(mean)) (r(p5)) (r(p95))


However I was wondering how I would be able to -post- the name of the
variable in question rather than the value of the variable?   I have
searched the FAQ and archive but have not found how to post the variable
name and not the label.

Thank you,

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