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Re: st: Problem with outreg


From   Wameq Raza <wameq.r@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Problem with outreg
Date   Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:18:49 +0530

Dear John,
Thank you so very much, it worked wonderfully! Thank you so very much!
Best

On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 1:22 PM, John Luke Gallup <jlgallup@pdx.edu> wrote:
>
> Wameq,
>
> With -outreg-, including -using <filename>- makes -outreg- write the table
> to the file <filename>.
>
> You want to create two complex tables by merging results and write them
> below each other in a single file.
>
> The key is to create the complete first table before writing it to a file,
> and then create the complete second table before writing it to a file (with
> the -addtable- option).
>
> You have something like this:
>
> reg 1.1
> outreg using table  // writes table containing reg 1.1 results
> reg 1.2
> outreg using table, merge  // overwrites file with table containing reg
> 1.1 and reg 1.2 results
>
> reg 2.1
> outreg using table, addtable  // adds table containing reg 2.1 results
> below Table 1
> reg 2.2
> outreg using table, merge  // overwrites file with table containing reg
> 2.1 and reg 2.2 results
>
> The -outreg- command after reg 2.2 creates a table which merges the
> regression output with reg 2.1 output and _overwrites_ the file named
> "table.doc", eliminating your first table.  -outreg- overwrites "table.doc"
> because -merge- implies -replace-.
>
> You want is something like this:
>
> reg 1.1
> outreg
> reg 1.2
> outreg using table, merge
>
> reg 2.1
> outreg
> reg 2.2
> outreg using table, merge addtable
>
> I think the following code should work:
>
> *Table 1:
> reg lna att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> outreg, ctitle("Variable", "Short term Illnesses")
> starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1) se replace
> reg lnc att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> outreg, ctitle("Variable", "Long term Illnesses")
> starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1) merge se
> reg lni att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> outreg using table, ctitle("Variable", "Inpatient Care") title ("OLS
> results for health care expenses (Dep var: total health care cost for
> the last visit to the doctor)") starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1)//
> //merge note("The figures show marginal effects and standard errors
> for each category") se
>
> *Table 2:
> probit care_hw_a_all att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> margins, dydx (_all)
> outreg, marginal ctitle("Variable", "Short term
> Illnesses") starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1) se
> probit care_hw_c_all att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> margins, dydx (_all)
> outreg, merge marginal ctitle("Variable", "Long term
> Illnesses") starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1) se
> probit care_hw_i_all att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> margins, dydx (_all)
> outreg using table, addtable marginal ctitle("Variable", "Inpatient Care")
> title ("Probit results for who reports an illness (Dep var: Binary var
> for those who reported an illness)") starloc(1) starlevels(10 5// //1)
> merge note("The figures show marginal effects and standard errors for
> each category") se
>
> John
>
> On Jan 29, 2013, at 11:30 PM, Wameq Raza <wameq.r@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Dear Stata users,
> > I'm facing some problem creating a whole document of tables using
> > outreg and was hoping someone would be able to help me. I have about 6
> > tables that I need to be able to put in one single document (for
> > brevity's sake I'm including the syntax for the first 2). What happens
> > when I fun the following is that the first table comes out just fine,
> > but as soon as the second table runs, it ends up replacing the first
> > one in the document. By the time the syntax finishes running for all 6
> > tables, I'm just left with Table number 6 in the document and the rest
> > aren't there.
> >
> > I have isolated the problem to the second regression for table 2. The
> > first regression seems to be fine, but when it comes to running outreg
> > for the second one, it deletes all the results from table 1. If I add
> > in "addtable" along with merge, then the problem of deletion goes
> > away, but I'm also left with an extra row that I have to manually
> > delete. Depending on the number of regressions, this really builds up!
> > I have a feeling I'm overlooking some simple mistake, but I'm not
> > being able to put my finger on it.
> >
> > Could anyone please kindly suggest a solution?
> > Best
> > Wameq
> >
> >
> > *Table 1:
> > reg lna att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> > outreg using table, ctitle("Variable", "Short term Illnesses")
> > starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1) se replace
> > reg lnc att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> > outreg using table, ctitle("Variable", "Long term Illnesses")
> > starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1) merge se
> > reg lni att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> > outreg using table, ctitle("Variable", "Inpatient Care") title ("OLS
> > results for health care expenses (Dep var: total health care cost for
> > the last visit to the doctor)") starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1)//
> > //merge note("The figures show marginal effects and standard errors
> > for each category") se
> >
> > *Table 2:
> > probit care_hw_a_all att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> > margins, dydx (_all)
> > outreg using table, addtable marginal ctitle("Variable", "Short term
> > Illnesses") starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1) se
> > probit care_hw_c_all att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> > margins, dydx (_all)
> > outreg using table, merge marginal ctitle("Variable", "Long term
> > Illnesses") starloc(1) starlevels(10 5 1) se
> > probit care_hw_i_all att in_att YE var1 var2 var3
> > margins, dydx (_all)
> > outreg using table, marginal ctitle("Variable", "Inpatient Care")
> > title ("Probit results for who reports an illness (Dep var: Binary var
> > for those who reported an illness)") starloc(1) starlevels(10 5// //1)
> > merge note("The figures show marginal effects and standard errors for
> > each category") se
> >
> >
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