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Re: st: regressing on percentages.


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: regressing on percentages.
Date   Sat, 1 Sep 2007 06:27:57 -0700 (PDT)

Thank you. I will examine these options.

Ricardo.

--- Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> You probably could use -sureg- that way but it is
> not the most direct
> approach. 
> 
> Have a look at -help epitab-, in particular -help
> mhodds-.
> 
> If you want to stay within the % metric and frame
> your problem in a
> regression context you can use -betafit- or the
> fractional logit (-glm-
> with the -family(binomial)- and -robust- options.
> For both -betafit-
> and the fractional logit see:
> http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/software/betafit.html
> 
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
> 
> --- Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Thank you Clive, but I am interested incomparing
> the
> > distribution of cells (in %) between cases and
> > controls. I do not think that -sureg- will do
> that.
> 
> 
> -----------------------------------------
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> 
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> 
> 
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Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Statistician 
Oklahoma City, OK


       
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