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From |
Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: matrix problem |

Date |
Wed, 15 May 2013 10:18:24 -0500 |

If you create a new matrix equal to r(table) you to reference individual elements: sysuse auto,clear somersd price mpg mat a = r(table) scalar c = a[1,1]+ 2 scalar list c Scott On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 10:13 AM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote: > you can exctract a scalar from a table using the -el()- function, see > -help el()-. > > -- Maarten > > On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 5:04 PM, Richard Goldstein > <richgold@ix.netcom.com> wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> I am using Newson's -somersd- command (from ssc); results, including the >> piece I want, are saved in a matrix and I can list that matrix: >> >> . mat list r(table) >> >> r(table)[9,1] >> yhat1 >> b .62563699 >> se .00834334 >> t 74.986391 >> pvalue 3.73e-257 >> ll .60924043 >> ul .64203354 >> df 452 >> crit 1.9652262 >> eform 0 >> >> My problem comes in attempting to use the [1,1] term (.62563699 here); >> for example, I can't seem to list it: >> >> . matrix li r(table)[1,1] >> [ invalid name >> matrix [1,1] not found >> r(111) >> >> and I can't do what I want to do - add this value to a scalar: >> >> scalar cstat=cstat+r(table)[1,1] >> invalid syntax >> r(198) >> >> note that cstat is not the problem as it is defined (as 0) prior to >> entering my loop >> >> clearly I am doing something wrong but I have been unable to figure out >> what it is or how to fix it >> >> Rich >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > -- > --------------------------------- > Maarten L. Buis > WZB > Reichpietschufer 50 > 10785 Berlin > Germany > > http://www.maartenbuis.nl > --------------------------------- > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: matrix problem***From:*Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>

**References**:**st: matrix problem***From:*Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>

**Re: st: matrix problem***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

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