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Re: st: -outreg, keep() - with factor variables. Basic question


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: -outreg, keep() - with factor variables. Basic question
Date   Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:09:08 -0700 (PDT)

 
Hello,

I posted this yesterday and did not received a reply. I am thinking that  this means that either there is no solution or I was not clear.
In case it was the second: how can I limit the output from -outreg- to a single factor variable if I do not use -xi- to create dummies?

Here is my original query: 


How do I refer to a factor variable or level of a variable in -outreg, keep() - without using -xi-?

For example using the auto data:

. sysuse auto,clear
  (1978 Automobile Data)
. 
. regress mpg i.rep78#c.price i.rep78 price
  <output omitted>
. 
. outreg , nosubstat stats(b se ci p) keep( 2.rep78 )
  2: operator invalid
  stata(): 3598 Stata returned error
  KeepDrop(): -function returned error
  MakeSmat(): -function returned error
  CalcStats(): -function returned error
  <istmt>: -function returned error

I  want to output  only the -rep78- variable values without having to use the -xi- prefix.

Thank you in advance,
Ricardo 

Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Statistician 
Oklahoma City, OK


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