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Re: st: Use of the term 'relative risk ratio'


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Use of the term 'relative risk ratio'
Date   Thu, 21 Apr 2005 10:24:36 -0500

At 09:09 AM 4/21/2005 -0500, Roberto G. Gutierrez, StataCorp wrote:
There has been some discussion about the use of the term 'relative risk ratio'
to describe the exponentiated coefficients from an -mlogit- model.  To start,
I agree that the issue can be confusing and I am open as to how the confusion
can be mitigated.
Personally, I'd have no objection to supporting the eform option on every appropriate command, and having the column labeled as exp(b). That is always an accurate term, right? However it is labeled, the user has to know how to interpret it.

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