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RE: st: Standard error of the estimate for svy: reg

From   "Richard Forshee" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: Standard error of the estimate for svy: reg
Date   Wed, 22 Aug 2007 10:16:32 -0400

Lost line

Steven, this measure is also called the root mean squared error (which is
reported in the -reg- command but not in the -svy: reg- command), and it
measures the average deviation of a predicted value from the actual observed
value in the sample.


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-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Steven Samuels
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 9:59 AM
Subject: Re: st: Standard error of the estimate for svy: reg

Lost Line

I don't have access to this journal.  My question: standard error of  
WHAT estimate?


On Aug 22, 2007, at 9:46 AM, Richard Forshee wrote:

> Sacrificial line
> A recent article in my field encourages reporting both the R- 
> squared and the
> Standard Error of the Estimate (or Root MSE).  (James S. Krueger  
> and Michael
> S. Lewis-Beck. Goodness-of-Fit: R-Squared, SEE and 'Best  
> Practice'.  The
> Political Methodologist, vol. 15, no. 1, pp 2-4.  2007)
> When I run a svy: reg command, I do not see the SEE (or Root MSE)  
> reported.
> I checked ereturn list, and I did not see anything that appeared to  
> be the
> SEE.  Is there a way calculate the SEE when running a svy: reg  
> command?
> Maybe it could be derived using the predict , stdp postestimation  
> command?
> Or is there a reason that SEE is not appropriate in the context of  
> a svy:
> reg command?

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