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Re: st: RE: Predict Command
This may change your smaple size included in the model, which may, or
may not be what you want.
On Tue, 8 Mar 2005 17:07:41 -0000, Nick Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If this is what you want, reissue -poisson-
> keeping only the desired predictor variables
> and then issue -predict-.
> anju parthan
> > I have a question on predict command.
> > If I run a poisson regression such as
> > poisson absdays male black hispanic bluecollarworkers
> > nohealthinsurance backpain comorbidconditions
> > where all the independent variables are dummy
> > variables.
> > absdays=constant + b1*male + b2*black + b3*hispanic +
> > b4*bluecollarworkers + b5*nohealthinsurance +
> > b6*backpain + b7*comorbidconditions
> > If from the output only black, backpain, and
> > comorbidconditions were statistically significant, can
> > I run the predict command to obtain
> > the predicted number of absdays using only the
> > significant variables?
> > In otherwords can I get the predicted absdays as
> > constant + b2*black + b6*backpain +
> > b7*comorbidconditions
> > I know one option is to use the generate command but I
> > would like to know if we can do this using predict
> > command too.
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