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st: RE: xi:


From   Roger Newson <roger.newson@kcl.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: RE: xi:
Date   Tue, 17 Dec 2002 18:27:48 +0000

At 17:04 17/12/02 +0000, Nick Cox wrote:
Hans J. Baumgartner

> Is it possible to refer to the dummy variables, created by xi:?
>
> [...]
> _Iregio_8415
> _Iregio_8417
> _Iregio_8425
> _Iregio_8435
> _Iregio_9189
> [...]
>
> I'd like to avoid stating the variables individually, since
> they are
> simply to many, when testing for there joint significance,
> for instance.
>
> N.B.
>  test _Iregio_*
> does not work.
>

I was puzzled by your posting
yesterday implying that -unab- is
inappropriate, but it does seem to be
what you need:

unab dum : _Iregio_*
test `dum'
or, alternatively, in one line:

testparm _Iregio_*

(See -[R] test- or online -help test-.)

Roger


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