# Re: st: RE: statsby?

 From Sascha Robert <[email protected]> To [email protected] Subject Re: st: RE: statsby? Date Tue, 03 May 2005 17:43:48 +0200

```Dear Nick

Your solution is exactly what I needed.
A thousend thanks,
Sascha

Nick Winter wrote:
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```In Stata 8, this should do the trick:

. statsby "ktau x y " TauB=r(tau_b) P=r(p) , by(z) saving(myfile)

In Stata 9, it would be:

statsby TauB=r(tau_b) P=r(p) , by(z) saving(myfile) : ktau x y

--Nick Winter

At 04:49 PM 5/3/2005 +0200, you wrote:

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With STATA 8, I tried

_statsby "ktau x y" exp_list, by(v w z) saving(myfile)_

where for exp_list I tried _se and _b (I have to admit that the grammar of exp_list remains a riddle to me).

Regards, Sascha

Nick Cox wrote:

In principle, -statsby- sounds a good solution.
However, we cannot comment on what went wrong without seeing your code. Also, the syntax of -statsby- differs between Stata 8 and Stata 9, so you would need to specify version as well.
Nick [email protected]
Sascha Robert

I have to do a bunch of Kendall's tau correlations. Now the output of

_ktau x y, by(z)_

is quite exaustive, and I am mostly interested in
- Kendall's tau-a
- Prob > �z�

Is there a way to direclty produce a table of the results, like

tau-a prob ...
a b ...
c d ...,

Is _statsby_ a solution for my problem? It does not seem to work for my puposes, though.
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