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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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Re: st: RE: lambda--p-value |

Date |
Mon, 8 Dec 2008 21:05:49 +0100 |

sysuse auto, clear bootstrap r(lambda), reps(50) : lambda rep f HTH Martin _______________________

To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> Sent: Monday, December 08, 2008 9:01 PM Subject: Re: st: RE: lambda--p-value

Hi Nick:How does one use the bootstrap with your lamda ado file? I am notfollowing what you have suggested.Thanks. John. Nick Cox wrote: > -lambda- on SSC (please explain where user-written stuff you refer to > comes from) was originally written, I think, because someone on the list > asked how to calculate the beast. As I recall, a P-value calculation is > problematic as well as messy, as the applicability of the theory to > small samples is a matter of faith. Hence getting a bootstrap confidence > interval and see if it straddles zero is surely the way to go. That > requires no extra programs. > > The mention of SPSS is not decisive here. Measures of association like > this proliferate in the literature like mushrooms in the dark and > conceal as much as they reveal. StataCorp's prejudice has long been that > it is better to think in terms of modelling commands. > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > John Antonakis > > Does anyone have code for calculating lambda (nominal to nomial > association) as well as the associated approximate p-value. I know of > the lambda ado file (by Nick Cox); however, is there anything else out > there? > > It is strange that STATA doesn't have this measure in the tab > function--this is something that is "canned" in SPSS. > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: RE: lambda--p-value***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**References**:**st: lambda--p-value***From:*John Antonakis <John.Antonakis@unil.ch>

**st: RE: lambda--p-value***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: lambda--p-value***From:*John Antonakis <John.Antonakis@unil.ch>

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