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st: RE: Re: RE: Fw: Sample size and QREG


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Re: RE: Fw: Sample size and QREG
Date   Mon, 7 Feb 2005 21:47:55 -0000

That's my only real idea here. 

I did think of getting a larger
dataset (real or concocted) and 
reducing it by random deletion, 
but there's always a question 
of how relevant that would be to 
your real problem. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Jeannette
> Wicks-Lim
> Sent: 07 February 2005 21:44
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Re: RE: Fw: Sample size and QREG
> 
> 
> To clarify: do you mean, simply use bsqreg and see what the 
> standard errors 
> look for my pwllabcon variable?
> 
> Thanks!
> J
> > If you're in search of some rule that things
> > will be OK if sample size is so much, that would
> > seem a poor way to summarize, given a more likely
> > continuous dependence of error on sample size.
> >
> > Better to get an idea of quite
> > how unreliable your results are by bootstrapping?
> >
> > Nick
> 
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