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Re: st: Using variable label


From   Ay <yuniphone@yahoo.co.id>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Using variable label
Date   Thu, 22 Sep 2011 05:14:27 +1000

Thank you David and Nick for the information.

Is there any example online or in the user guide about how to use outreg including varlabels?

I am used to use command:
label name educ

label variable educ "education"

label define educ 1 "primary" 2 "secondary" 3 "tertiary"

label value educ educ

when i use outreg after running a linear regression, the output that are shown in the  variable coloumn is for variable name only.  
I do not know yet whether there is an option to use variable labels for the output. If there is any, it will be useful when i run a regression with many depvars with categories etc. 


Yun









On 22 Sep 2011, at 02:36, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:

> Note that Ay also asked "I am wondering if i could use varlabel along
> with outreg command."
> 
> The answer is yes, as the help explains. -outreg- (SSC) has a
> -varlabels- option.
> 
> Nick
> 
> 
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 5:26 PM, David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net> wrote:
>> At 01:25 AM 9/21/2011, Yun wrote:
>>> 
>>> One more thing that i forgot, i tried to type:
>>> 
>>> tab educ, nolabel
>>> 
>>> tab educ
>>> 
>>> Both commands show no difference at all on the output provided.
>> 
>> As I mentioned earlier, and as mentioned in the reply from Nick Cox, this
>> option applies to value labels (and educ evidently has no value label).
>> Please see -help label- for an explanation of value labels -- as distinct
>> from variable labels. Note that the -label- command manages both types of
>> labels.
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