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Re: st: Logistic regression for multiple binary dependent


From   "Stephen P. Jenkins" <stephenj@essex.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Logistic regression for multiple binary dependent
Date   Wed, 23 Mar 2005 09:06:05 -0000

>Hi list,
>
>In situations where we have a binary (0/1) dependent variable and it is
>well known to use logistic regression for the data analysis. However,
we
>have a study with three binary dependent variables and we are looking
for
>some statistical procedure to analyze them together.
>
>Any idea?
>
>Thanks in advance,
>
>/Christian


For analysis of multiple binary dependent variables, you can use
multivariate probit analysis: -findit mvprobit-.

The marginal distributions are assumed normal (rather than logit), and
there is an unrestricted correlation structure across equations


Stephen
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