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Re: st: Parameters returned by -lincom- after -logistic-


From   Roger Newson <roger.newson@kcl.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Parameters returned by -lincom- after -logistic-
Date   Mon, 09 May 2005 15:38:48 +0100

I think I have found the answer to this particular sub-query. As stated on Page 9 of -[SVY]-, -lincom- after -svy- commands automatically fails in the case of vector degrees of freedom, which corresponds to

"`e(complete)'"=="available"

This can be confirmed by looking inside the official Stata 8 file -_svylc.ado-. I for one would be surprised if Stata 9 is any different in this respect. Thanks to Richard Williams for all the pointers so far.

Roger


At 14:43 09/05/2005, I wrote:

At 13:30 09/05/2005, Richard wrote:

p. 37 of the Stata 8 svy manual gives returned values and some formulas. e(df_m) and e(df_r) don't quite correspond to the d.f. reported by the F stat but I suspect there is some trivial formula that shows the relationship. I know that, in writing my own program, I had to make sure e(df_r) was available when svy was used, otherwise I got z's instead of t's reported.

I think the -e(df_r)- of Page 37 of -[SVY]- probably applies to the case of scalar degrees of freedom, but not to the case of vector degrees of freedom.

Roger

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