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Re: st: Problem with estout and rename


From   Rebecca Pope <rebecca.a.pope@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Problem with estout and rename
Date   Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:18:29 -0500

None that I know of, but that doesn't mean there isn't.

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 10:15 AM, Cory Smith <corybsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
> Rebecca,
>
> After playing around a little more, I realized I could use BOTH
> rename() and varlabels() to achieve the desired effect. I can merge
> the different variables to something common (with no spaces) with
> rename() and then change the label to something else (with spaces)
> using varlabels(). e.g.  rename(x "DifferentialTransfer" L.x
> "DifferentialTransfer") varlables("DifferentialTransfer" "Differential
> Transfer")
>
> I'd be curious if there's a more elegant solution, but this will do
> for now. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
>
> Cory
>
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Cory Smith <corybsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Rebecca,
>>
>> Thanks for this. It's a good solution to the simple example I gave.
>> Unfortunately, in trying to keep my post short, I didn't mention that
>> I really do need to use rename(). In certain models, I use L.x [lag of
>> x] in place of x and I want to have these coefficients show up in the
>> same line. That is, the coefficient for x (in one model) and L.x (in
>> another model) would both show up in the row entitled "Transfer
>> Coefficient."
>>
>> Is there any way to fix my problem in this more complex example? Thanks!
>>
>> Cory
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 10:23 AM, Rebecca Pope <rebecca.a.pope@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Cory,
>>> Use the -varlables()- option instead.
>>>
>>> ** example **
>>> version 11.2
>>> sysuse auto, clear
>>> qui regress price mpg
>>> estimates store m1
>>> qui regress price mpg foreign
>>> estimates store m2
>>> *local mpglbl: var label mpg
>>> *estout m1 m2, varlabels(mpg "`mpglbl'")
>>> estout m1 m2, varlabels(mpg "Milage (mpg)")
>>> ** end **
>>>
>>> ** output**
>>>
>>>                                m1             m2
>>>                                    b                b
>>>
>>> Milage (mpg) -238.8943 -294.1955
>>> foreign                             1767.292
>>> _cons             11253.06  11905.42
>>>
>>> The two commented lines starting with -local- can be using if your
>>> variable is already labeled with the text you want to use.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Rebecca
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 8:57 AM, Cory Smith <corybsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi statalisters,
>>>>
>>>> I'm running multiple regression models which are all pretty similar. I
>>>> want to rename the main coefficient in all of them from x to "Transfer
>>>> Coefficient." Unfortunately, while
>>>>
>>>> estout M1 using ... , rename(x "Transfer Coefficient") [i.e. one
>>>> model] works as expected
>>>> estout M1 M2 using ... , rename(x "Transfer Coefficient") [i.e.
>>>> multiple models] produces weird results where "Transfer Coefficient",
>>>> "Transfer", and "Coefficient" are all lines in the table.
>>>>
>>>> I could reproduce this in a simpler setting, so I think it's a general
>>>> problem. Anyone know a solution? Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> Cory
>>>>
>>>> Stata version 11.2
>>>> estout version just updated today using ssc install estout
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