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Re: st: Dependent var is a proportion, with large spike in .95+


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Dependent var is a proportion, with large spike in .95+
Date   Wed, 3 Sep 2008 21:42:44 +0100 (BST)

--- Dan Weitzenfeld <dan.weitzenfeld@emsense.com> wrote:
> I am trying to determine which testing factors drive a proportion
> dependent variable, PercentNoise. I have a marked spike in my
> histogram at the top bin, roughly .95 - 1.  I am wondering how to
> account for this.

That is a tough problem. Some time ago,I wrote a quick program for
this, but never got around to finish it properly, so it still only
exists on Statalist:
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-03/msg00633.html

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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