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Re: st: Logistic using aweigths


From   Nick Winter <nw53@cornell.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Logistic using aweigths
Date   Thu, 11 Aug 2005 14:00:49 -0400

Better yet, run -logit- with the "or" option.

The odd thing is, -logistic- calls -logit- to do the actual estimation, and the documentation for -logit- suggests that it does not accept aweights, although it does, in fact.

So it seems like either they both should, or neither should accept aweights.

--Nick Winter



At 01:45 PM 8/11/2005, you wrote:

Dear all,

I tried to run a logistic regression using a_weight and got an error message back (aweigth not allowed). Is there any explanation for that? Can I alternatively run a logit using a_weight and then manually calculate the odds ratio from the logit regression coefficients? Would that give me the odds ratio I was looking for when I ran the logistic?

Thanks in advance,

Anna

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