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Re: st: what the deal with mlogit predict?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: what the deal with mlogit predict?
Date   Tue, 12 Feb 2008 16:19:17 +0000 (GMT)

That is odd, you can still get the scores by typing:
predict s*, scores

-- Maarten

--- Kyle Hood <kyle.hood@yale.edu> wrote:

> I am trying to do predictions of scores with mlogits, and I get some 
> strange errors.  Using Stata 10.  Here is an example.
> 
> . webuse sysdsn3
> 
> . mlogit insure age male nonwhite site2 site3
> * results suppressed *
> 
> . predict s1 s2 s3, scores
> too many variables specified
> the current estimation results for mlogit have 2 equations so you
> must 
> specify 2 new variables, or you can use the
> equation() option and specify one variable at a time
> r(103);
> 
> . predict s1 s2, scores
> too few variables specified
> insure has 3 outcomes and so you must specify 3 new variables, or
> you can use the outcome() option and specify variables one at a time
> r(102);
> 
> How can 3 be too many but 2 too few?  What am I missing, here?
> 
> Kyle
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