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Re: st: RE: saving -tabstatmat- output as matrix/data


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: saving -tabstatmat- output as matrix/data
Date   Sat, 25 Jun 2011 07:58:07 +0100

Evidently, "Fernando" sent a private solution. He is clearly entitled
to do that, but the rest of us can have no idea what it was unless it
is explained

Nick

On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 5:54 PM, Enayetur Raheem
<eraheem@wechealthunit.org> wrote:
> Solved. Thanks to Fernando :)

Enayetur Raheem

> I was searching for a way to save -tabstatmat- output as a matrix so
> that I can transform it as data. Any suggestion would be much
> appreciated.
>
> Lets consider the Auto data:
>
> . sysuse auto, clear
>
> . tabstat price, by(foreign) stat(mean) save
>
> Summary for variables: price
>     by categories of: foreign (Car type)
>
>  foreign |      mean
> ---------+----------
> Domestic |  6072.423
>  Foreign |  6384.682
> ---------+----------
>   Total |  6165.257
> --------------------
>
> What I want to achieve is to save the following output to a matrix (or
> any other way to make it the data)
>
> . tabstatmat price
>
> price[3,1]
>                   price
> Domestic:mean  6072.4231
>  Foreign:mean  6384.6818
>   Total:mean  6165.2568

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