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st: Re: errors in outcome variables regression


From   "Scott Merryman" <smerryman@kc.rr.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: errors in outcome variables regression
Date   Fri, 4 Jul 2003 07:57:44 -0500

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Margaret May" <M.T.May@bristol.ac.uk>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 04, 2003 5:32 AM
Subject: st: errors in outcome variables regression


> I have been looking at the command eivreg (errors in variables regression)
> which corrects the effect estimate when independent variables are measured
> with error. The problem I have is looking at differences in a continuous
> outcome between exposure groups where the outcome variable is measured
with
> error. I can estimate the reliability of the outcome measure as I have
data
> from a validity study so can estimate the intra-class correlation
> coefficient. Is there a method for correcting for measurement error in
> outcome variables?
>
> Margaret May
>


A question concerning errors in the dependent variable came up on March 6th
by Charlie Trevor with replies by myself and Mark Schaffer on March 6th and
7th.

My reply was:

Is this necessary?



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