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Re: st: Tabout displays Stata date


From   "Darren White" <darrenm.white@health.qld.gov.au>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Tabout displays Stata date
Date   Wed, 29 May 2013 13:59:26 +1000

You could try converting the date field to a text string %M_d,_CY 

using the egen (varname)=concat(varname), decode command or some other means then it may work

or there are some format options withing tabout that may be definable. I think they are in the help documents

Darren

>>> Michael McCulloch <mm@pinestreetfoundation.org> 5/29/2013 1:52 pm >>>
My output for the command: 

tabout date var1 var2 using a.txt, cells(freq)  

displays the Stata numerical date (19501), not my date formatting (23may2013) which is 

%M_d,_CY.  

Is tabout unable to display dates? 




Best wishes,
Michael McCulloch, LAc MPH PhD

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