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Wolfgang Langer <langer@soziologie.uni-halle.de> |

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Re: st: Extracting the varname of e(wexp) after regress ? Anotherquestion more |

Date |
Mon, 14 Nov 2005 18:29:04 +0100 |

Wolfgang Langer wrote:

Dear Statalisters,n j cox wrote:This question was answered promptly:

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/lwgate/STATALIST/archives/statalist.0511/date/article-336.html

>>> Wolfgang Langer wrote

Sorry, I try it a second time because I haven't got an answer.

I have written a small program to calculate the

goodness-of-fit-chi2-test after estimating a WLS-regression modell for

tabulated data (GSK-approach). How can I extract the varname from the

e(wexp) container to use it in my program? Typing "dis e(wexp)" I get

only the expression "=varname of weighting variable" but not the

varname itself. I need this to formulate my program gofchi2 mor generally.

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Nick Thank you very much for prompt answer. Wolfgang

Nick's strategy to extract the varname from the e(wexp)-container works very fine, but I need for further calculations the content of the variable - its values in a vector of 8 subpopulations. How can I get back form the string expression extracted out of e(wexp), the name of the variable used for weighting, to its vector?

Thank you in advance

Wolfgang

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**References**:**Re: st: Extracting the varname of e(wexp) after regress ?***From:*n j cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: Extracting the varname of e(wexp) after regress ?***From:*Wolfgang Langer <langer@soziologie.uni-halle.de>

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