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RE: st: Formatted 3-way tables


From   "David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Formatted 3-way tables
Date   Mon, 26 Mar 2012 08:51:09 -0700 (PDT)

Rick,

You might also consider Nick Winter's -tablecol- from SSC in conjunction
with the suggestions below.

David
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Eric Booth
> Sent: Monday, March 26, 2012 7:04 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: Formatted 3-way tables
> 
> <>
> 
> Hi Rick:
> 
> 
> > But I would like column percentages, a "total" column (i.e. smokes yes
> > or no, regardless of race).
> 
> 
> Take a look at -tab3way- it has the total and percentage options you
> describe.
> 
> Also, in terms of exporting these tables  (like -tabout- does) you could
> also:
> a) use -contract- to build your tables  and then export it using -
> outsheet- or -export excel-
> OR
> b) use -logout- to directly export a -table- or -tab3way- command.
> 
> (-logout-, -tabout-, and -tab3way- are from SSC)
> 
> >  I have looked in the manual for -tabout-
> > but I haven't seen any solution there. I understand that I can
> > generate new variables that give all categories and then use
> > -tabulate-, but I have to generate a great number of tables so it
> > isn't a feasible way.
> 
> You should look into -forvalues- or -foreach- looping because it can
make
> the process of creating the combined variable (btw, I suggest using
-egen-
> function -group()- for this) and many  N-way -tabout- tables very
> feasible.  One way to approach this process is already spelled out on
> pages 35/37 of Watson's -tabout- guide:
> http://www.ianwatson.com.au/stata/tabout_tutorial.pdf
> 
> 
> - Eric
> 
> __
> Eric A. Booth
> Public Policy Research Institute
> Texas A&M University
> ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
> Office: +979.845.6754
> 
> 
> On Mar 26, 2012, at 3:46 AM, Richard Moverare wrote:
> 
> > Dear Statalist,
> >
> > I guess this could be solved in some neat way, but I haven't found
> > anysolution. I would like to create 3-way tables that looks something
> > like:
> >
> > webuse byssin
> > table workplace smokes race, row
> >
> > But I would like column percentages, a "total" column (i.e. smokes yes
> > or no, regardless of race). I have looked in the manual for -tabout-
> > but I haven't seen any solution there. I understand that I can
> > generate new variables that give all categories and then use
> > -tabulate-, but I have to generate a great number of tables so it
> > isn't a feasible way. This is such a basic feature in all other
> > statistical softwares, so I assume there is some easy solution I
> > haven't found. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > All the best,
> > Rick M.
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