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Re: st: RE: how to store the statistics calculated in a loop as a table?


From   qing ye <yeqing1013@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: how to store the statistics calculated in a loop as a table?
Date   Thu, 8 Dec 2011 02:08:43 +0800

Thanks for the quick reply.

I will  check the help file for collapse and tabstat

the group takes the value of 1-6, and the varible FF_group_rank_0
takes values of 1-6 stating six groups, so I want to loop for each
group, I guess I need to use forvalues rather than foreach?

Thanks
Qing


On 8 December 2011 02:00, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> I'd look at -collapse- and/or -tabstat-.
>
> In any case, your loop
>
>      foreach group of varlist FF_group_rank_0 {
>
>        }
>
> will do nothing as `group' is never referred to inside the loop. That probably doesn't matter, but it shows some confusion about what -foreach- does.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> qing ye
>
> Do any of you know how to report the results calculated after the loop
> as tables??
>
> forvalues i=1990 (1)2010 {
>      foreach group of varlist FF_group_rank_0 {
>              forvalues n=1(1)6{
>
>
>                              quietly sum  EI_t if
> trade_date_yearformat==`i' &FF_group_rank_0==`n'
>                              local s_EI=r(sum)
>                              quietly sum  BE_t_1 if
> trade_date_yearformat==`i' &FF_group_rank_0==`n'
>                              local s_BE=r(sum)
>                              local mean_EI_BE=`s_EI'/`s_BE'
>
>
>              }
>              }
>              }
>
> I wanted to have the mean_EI_BE I calculated in the loops reported as a table
>
> something like the following:
>
> year      group1 group2 group3 group4 group5 group6
>
> 1990       x           x        x
> 1991       x           x        x
> 1992       x           x        x
> 1993       x           x        x
> ....
>
>
>
> How do I do this? Do I need to use matrix commends to save the
> mean_EI_BE I calculated each time or do I need to generate some
> variables before the loop and store the mean_EI_BE in those variables?
>
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