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st: dprobit coefficients greater than 1


From   Radu Ban <raduban@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: dprobit coefficients greater than 1
Date   Thu, 6 Oct 2005 16:55:07 -0400

Dear all,

This might be a silly question. I'm runing a bunch of probit
regressions and I'm interested in the marginal effects so I'm using
the -dprobit- command. And I'm puzzled because the coefficients on
some of my explanatory dummy variables are greater than 1. I thought
that the coefficients represent the change in probability associated
with moving from dummy = 0 to dummy = 1, so they couldn't possibly be
greater than 1. Or is this Stata's way of telling me that my data is
not suitable for the probit analysis?

Thanks,
Radu Ban

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