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Re: st: stepwise


From   Ronan Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: stepwise
Date   Wed, 19 Jun 2002 17:35:58 +0100

on 19/6/02 10:00 PM, ann e fitzmaurice at ogy140@abdn.ac.uk wrote:

> is it possible if using stepwise with a variable that has )for
> example) 4 categories coded 1-4 where 1 would be the reference
> category, for the remaining three categories to be returned in the
> ouput even if (for example) one of the categories is not significant

Yes. See help for -xi-

You better do it quick too - the new EU common fisheries policy is pretty
strict on this kind of use of stepwise methods.

Ronan M Conroy (rconroy@rcsi.ie)
Lecturer in Biostatistics
Royal College of Surgeons
Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 402 2431 (fax 2329)

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