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st: Parsing variable list into dependent and independent variables (logit)

From   "Peterson, Leif" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: Parsing variable list into dependent and independent variables (logit)
Date   Tue, 1 Apr 2008 12:10:44 -0500

I am trying to run the mylogit.ado program (below) to parse a variable
list and run logit regression.  However, there is an exception being
thrown at run-time which is called "+ invalid name."  

Example usage is:

mylogit bloodpress age sexfem


program define mylogit,eclass
  version 10
  syntax [varlist] 
  local ncol:word count `varlist'
  local depvar:word 1 of `varlist'
  forv i=2(1)`ncol' {
  local indepvar:word `i' of `varlist'
  local indepvars `indepvars' + "`indepvar'"
  logit `depvar' `indepvars'

Leif Peterson

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