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Re: st: imputation

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: imputation
Date   Fri, 14 Mar 2008 08:26:04 +0000 (GMT)

--- josemaria <> wrote:
> is there some thread or net adress that gives orientation in using
> some of the Stata commands (impute and others) to make imputation,
> preferably with  examples?

A popular way of doing multiple imputation in Stata is -ice- (Royston
2004, 2005a, 2005b, 2007). You can now get these articles from:

I am not a big fan of -impute-. I explain the reason for that at the
bottom of this post:

Hope this helps,

Royston, P. 2004. Multiple imputation of missing values. Stata Journal
4(3): 227241.

Royston, P. 2005a. Multiple imputation of missing values: update. Stata
Journal 5(2): 188201.

Royston, P. 2005b. Multiple imputation of missing values: Update of
ice. Stata Journal 5(4): 527-536. 

Royston, P. 2007. Multiple imputation of missing values: further update
of ice, with an emphasis on interval censoring. Stata Journal 7(4):

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Boelelaan 1081
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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+31 20 5986715

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