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st: RE: impute: too many variables specified
This was asked a while back. I can't remember
the answer but it should be in the archives.
A quite different comment is to ask how much
better your imputation is based on 30+ predictors
rather than 30.
> I am using impute in stata-se, version 8.2. But trying to use >31
> variables produces an error:
> too many variables specified
> The reason for this is in the syntax statement for impute:
> syntax varlist(min=2 max=31)
> but I do not know why the max=31 limit exists. I have editted the ado
> file to increase it, and the command appears to work fine. But
> perhaps I have somehow broken it and my imputed values are incorrect.
> Does anyone know why the max==31 limit exists and whether I am safe to
> increase it?
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