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st: RE: Obtaining adjusted values from a regression


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Obtaining adjusted values from a regression
Date   Mon, 6 Jun 2005 13:06:35 +0100

What you define here is usually called the 
residual and is obtainable via -predict-. 

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

David Fisher

> I want to obtain values for a particular variable ("x") after 
> adjustment for 
> another variable ("y"), so that the new variable ("adjusted 
> x") no longer 
> varies with "y".
> After typing "regress x y", giving the equation xhat=a+b*y, I 
> think I need 
> to obtain the variable x-b*y.  Is this correct, and is there 
> a way to obtain 
> this variable without copy-pasting the regression coefficient 
> into a "gen" command?

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