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Re: AW: st: Suppress col total in tab2, tabout?

From   Maarten buis <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: AW: st: Suppress col total in tab2, tabout?
Date   Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:19:51 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Tue, 10/11/09, Kaulisch, Marc wrote:
> Is there an opportunity to add a second column variable?

sysuse auto, clear 
sum price, meanonly
gen byte expensive = price > r(mean) if price < .
label define expensive 0 "cheap" 1 "expensive"
label value expensive expensive

eststo a: estpost tabulate rep78 foreign 
eststo b: estpost tabulate rep78 expensive

esttab a b using "c:\temp\foo" , rtf replace ///
        cell("b colpct(fmt(2))") collabels(n %) ///
        mtitles("origin" "expensive") nonumber ///
        unstack noobs ///
        drop("Total:" "Domestic:Total" "Foreign:Total")

> I still guess it would be simpler and more intuitive to add
> functiontionality in the tabulate functions...

Creating a program that will make the one table you want is
easy, the problem is creating a program that will make all
tables that everybody wants. I agree with you that such a
capability would be very welcome, but I also appreciate that
StataCorp is taking its time to get it right. 

-- Maarten

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen


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