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From |
Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Calculate average elements matrix (below the diagonal ) |

Date |
Tue, 11 Sep 2012 10:28:33 +0100 |

There are probably more elegant ways to do it, but this works: sysuse auto corr price mpg rep78 mata C = st_matrix("r(C)") mean(abs(select(vech(C), vech(C) :< 1))) On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 9:34 AM, John Antonakis <John.Antonakis@unil.ch> wrote: > I would like to calculate the average absolute correlations of a correlation > matrix. E.g., > > sysuse auto > corr price mpg rep78 > mat A = r(C) > mat list A > > This returns the following three correlations below the diagonal: > > -.45594895 .00655327 .40234039 > > Specifically, I would like to: obtain the average absolute values of the > below-diagonal elements: > > i.e., dis (abs(-.45594895) + abs(.00655327) + abs(.40234039))/3 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: Calculate average elements matrix (below the diagonal )***From:*John Antonakis <John.Antonakis@unil.ch>

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