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RE: st: RE: table formating procedures

From   "Nick Cox" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   RE: st: RE: table formating procedures
Date   Mon, 18 Jul 2005 23:33:44 +0100

(Once more: please stop sending HTML 
on Statalist!) 

As you ask, I don't think you 
understand my suggestion correctly. 

I am not sure that I understand what
you mean by overlaps here, but if your 
table makes sense, my suggestion should 

More importantly, why not try it? 

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Nick - If I understand your suggestions correctly 
I don't think it will work for my case since the variables 
I would like in the rows of my table overlap so I can't 
turn them into categories of a single variable. 
Any other suggestions? Thanks Alexandra

-------------- Original message -------------- 

> -reshape long- first so your variables 
> become categories of a single variable. 
> Nick 
> [email protected] 
> [email protected] (modulo deprecated HTML) 
> I'm still having trouble getting stata to layout descriptive 
> tables the way I need them. Is there any manual that would have 
> tables & instructions on how to create them? I'm having a hard 
> time figuring it out from the regular stata manuals & help. 
> I'm trying to get a table of means for multiple variables by 
> category of variable1 and total: 
> var1=A var1=2 var1=3 total 
> var2 
> var3 
> var4 
> var5 
> var6 
> var7 
> David Harrison's suggestion for the transpose of this table worked but 
&g t; I can't use it for the mean of more than 5 variables (so only var2 to 
> var6 would be in the transposed table and I need to cut and paste in 
> excel to get the remaining variables into one table). 

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