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Re: st: RE: FW: Scientific Notation with svy


From   "Sabbatini, Amber" <asabbati@med.umich.edu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: RE: FW: Scientific Notation with svy
Date   Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:42:21 +0000

David,

Thanks, worked great.

Amber

On 6/10/13 1:16 PM, "Radwin, David" <dradwin@rti.org> wrote:

>You could follow this command with
>
>. display %20.10f _b[admitted]
>
>. display %20.10f _se[admitted]
>
>Also, Stata is not an acronym and is better rendered without capitalizing
>all letters.
>
>David
>--
>David Radwin
>Senior Research Associate
>Education Studies Division
>RTI International
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>
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>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
>> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Sabbatini, Amber
>> Sent: Monday, June 10, 2013 10:09 AM
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: st: FW: Scientific Notation with svy
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I am using HCUP data with survey weights to generate national estimates.
>> I have a dichotomous variable
>> admitted, which corresponds to being admitted to the hospital from the
>> emergency department.
>> 
>> Very simply, when I run the svy command >     svy: total admitted      >
>> the output is in scientific notation.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Survey: Total estimation
>> 
>> Number of strata =      77       Number of obs    =   22501784
>> Number of PSUs   =     961       Population size  =  101643816
>>                                  Design df        =        884
>> 
>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>              |             Linearized
>>              |      Total   Std. Err.     [95% Conf. Interval]
>> -------------+------------------------------------------------
>>     admitted |   1.87e+07   468977.5      1.78e+07    1.96e+07
>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I have tried placing ,format(%20.10f) on the end of the command, but I
>>get
>> an error message that format is not allowed.  When I read info from
>>STATA
>> about svy, it states that STATA will allow numbers to 99 trillion before
>> it will report in scientific notation,
>>  so I am not sure what is happening.  I am using STATA v.12
>> 
>> Any help to turn off the scientific notation would be great.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Amber Sabbatini, MD MPH
>> University of Michigan
>
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