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st: RE: tabout - how to flip a table

From   "Martin Weiss" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: tabout - how to flip a table
Date   Sun, 2 May 2010 10:47:42 +0200


You may also like -ssc d estout- for this purpose:

sysuse nlsw88, clear

capture which estout
if _rc ssc install estout

estpost tabstat wage hours, by(race) ///
stat(mean semean) c(stat) listwise

esttab ., main(mean) aux(semean) ///
noobs nonote label nostar unstack 



-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Josef Montag
Sent: Sonntag, 2. Mai 2010 02:20
Subject: st: tabout - how to flip a table

Hi all,

i have a tabout line producing a table i need, except i would like to have
it flipped so that vertical variable typesex becomes horizontal, so i can
append other variables to the table

here is what i do:

tabout typesex    using $outdir/race.tex,  style(tab)   c(mean lnwage se
lnwage ) replace  svy f(3 3) clab(Mean SE)  lay(col)  sum 

to get this:
typesex		 Mean    SE
H. men  	3.036   (0.006)
H. women        2.700   (0.006)
Gays    	2.984   (0.008)
Lesbians        2.880   (0.008)
Total   	2.883   (0.004)

but i want typesex labels to be the column headers and means in one line
below each header. basically i want four columns by typesex and other
variables (meens and ses) listed below.

any idea how to do this?

thanks a lot, Josef

Josef Montag
Ph.D. Candidate 
IEL - International Programme in 
Institutions, Economics and Law,
Carlo Alberto, Torino.
Visiting Scholar, Cornell Law School.
Phone: +1(607)216-7950

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