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Re: st: RE: Export of a -tab3way- table in a tab-delimited format?

From   Roger Newson <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: RE: Export of a -tab3way- table in a tab-delimited format?
Date   Thu, 31 Mar 2005 16:41:16 +0100

Herve STOLOWY wrote:

> I use the -tab3way- command to cross-tabulate 3 variables. Do
> you know if there is an easy way to get the output in a
> tab-delimited format (something equivalent to -tabout- for a
> two-way table or -estout- for a regression)?
What you are looking for might be -xcontract- (downloadable from SSC), which can produce output Stata datasets with 1 obs per combination of variable values (from 1, 2, 3, 4 or more variables) and data on frequencies and/or percentages. The output datasets (or resultssets) may be listed, written to a disk file, or written to memory, overwriting the pre-existing data. The resultsset can be converted to tab-delimited form by the official Stata -outsheet- command, or converted to tab-delimited or ampersand-delimited or HTML or TeX form by -listtex- (also downloadable from SSC).

I hope this helps.


Roger Newson
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Department of Public Health Sciences
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