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Re: st: RE: Functions in Stata


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: RE: Functions in Stata
Date   Fri, 08 Aug 2008 14:14:44 -0500

At 12:30 PM 8/8/2008, Nick Cox wrote:
This was the exchange Sergiy refers to.

I don't think that users can produce beasts like e(sample). My guess is
that StataCorp are using unpublicised hooks to do that.

Nick
What other functions are there beside e(sample)? I always got the impression that e(sample) was really more like a hidden variable than a function, i.e. the variable is coded 1 if the case was in the estimation sample and 0 otherwise.

Bill Gould discussed this in

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2003-11/msg00144.html


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