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Re: st: rrr interpretation


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: rrr interpretation
Date   Tue, 30 Oct 2007 19:06:59 +0000 (GMT)

Yes, see for instance
http://www.ats.ucla.edu/STAT/stata/output/stata_mlogit_output.htm

Hope this helps,
Maarten

Though I still like the term odds ratio for these (this is an old
discussion):
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-02/msg00085.html  and
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2005-04/msg00678.html

--- Chris Witte <eljefespeaks@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> I have performed a multinomial logistic regression, and would like to
> know how to interpret the relative risk ratio with respect to
> CONTINUOUS predictor variables?  For example, if I have a continuous
> predictor variable that has a relative risk ratio of 5.3 within a
> comparison group, does this mean that every time this variable
> increases by a single unit of measurement the probability of an
> observational outcome being the comparison group is 5.3 times more
> likely to occur vs. the base outcome group?
> 
> I have stata/SE 9.2, and the reference manual doesn't examine this
> issue.
> 
> thanks!
> 
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