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st: Log transformation of Dependent and Independent Variables


From   "ALICE DOBSON" <alice_dobson@hotmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Log transformation of Dependent and Independent Variables
Date   Tue, 06 Sep 2005 20:25:40 -0400

Hi Statalisters,
The dependent variable in my data set is highly dispersed and I intend to take a log transformation. However, there are a few dummy independent variables. Can I simply take a log transformation of the DV and a few dispersed IVs and let the dummy variables and the less dispersed variables remain as they are?
Best,
Alice

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