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From |
"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
st: AW: AW: save two-way tables as a dataset |

Date |
Thu, 3 Jun 2010 17:45:17 +0200 |

<> BTW, the output from -table- still allows you to calculate a ratio where appropriate: ************* sysuse auto, clear table rep78 foreign, contents(sum headroom ) row replace list, sepby(rep78) noo bys rep78 (foreign): gen ratio=table1[1]/table1[2] if _N==2 list, sepby(rep78) noo ************* HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Martin Weiss Gesendet: Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010 17:36 An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Betreff: st: AW: save two-way tables as a dataset <> Where and how do you want to use/further process the results? You may want to look at Ian`s -ssc d tabout- (the ssc server may be down at the moment, just as Kit said last night). HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Hewan Belay Gesendet: Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010 17:17 An: Stata List Betreff: st: save two-way tables as a dataset Dear Statalist, Back in 2009 there was a thread about how to save stata outputs, such as outputs from the -table- command, as datasets: http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2009-04/msg00321.html . This seems to work well only in one-way tables. For example, using the example Martin gave back then, the following works well: sysuse auto, clear table rep78, contents(sum headroom ) row table rep78, contents(sum headroom ) row replace list However, I want to save a twoway table as a dataset. Notice that the datset doesn't look much like the output table: table rep78 foreign, contents(sum headroom ) row table rep78 foreign, contents(sum headroom ) row replace list I want it to look more or less like the output table, that is, in this case a dataset with three variables--rep78, domestic, and foreign--for example so that I can create, say, an additional variable which gives me the ratio of domestic to foreign etc. Sure, I can do -reshape- and so forth, but it would be much cleaner if the output could be produced as a dataset without me having to write several lines to get it to look like the output. Thanks for any help on this, Hewan * * 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/ * * 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/ * * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: AW: AW: save two-way tables as a dataset***From:*Hewan Belay <hewan_belay@yahoo.com>

**st: RE: AW: AW: save two-way tables as a dataset***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**References**:**st: save two-way tables as a dataset***From:*Hewan Belay <hewan_belay@yahoo.com>

**st: AW: save two-way tables as a dataset***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

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