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RE: st: Treat zeros in logarithms


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: Treat zeros in logarithms
Date   Tue, 26 Aug 2008 21:31:45 +0100 (BST)

--- "Verkuilen, Jay" <JVerkuilen@gc.cuny.edu> wrote:

> Maarten buis wrote:
> 
> >You do not run into problems: The lower bound will be missing, which
> >corresponds in case of -intreg- to minus infinity: which is exactly
> >what you want.
> 
> Ah but this is bad because it kicks those observations out and they
> are not actually uninformative. 

No, it won't drop those observations. We are talking -intreg- here:
missing isn't missing it reperesents open-ended intervals. See 
-help intreg-

-- Maarten


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