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Re: st: Interpretting coefficinets in a fractional logit model?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Interpretting coefficinets in a fractional logit model?
Date   Tue, 8 Apr 2008 21:29:40 +0100 (BST)

--- "Anderson, Bradley J" <BAnderson1@lifespan.org> wrote:
> Is there a convenient strategy for interpreting the coefficients in a
> fractional logit model?  The coefficients giving the expected change
> in the response for a 1 unit increase in the predictor fail to
> provide an intuitive sense of magnitude.  At least they are not
> intuitive to me.  Suggestions would be much appreciated.

You can use -mfx-.

*--------------------- begin example--------------------------
use http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/c/citybudget.dta, clear
gen ln_tot = ln(tot)
glm governing houseval popdens noleft minorityleft ln_tot, ///
    family(binomial) link(logit) robust
mfx
*---------------------- end example --------------------------
(For more on how to use examples I sent to the Statalist, see
http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/stata/exampleFAQ.html )

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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

visiting address:
Buitenveldertselaan 3 (Metropolitan), room Z434

+31 20 5986715

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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