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John Antonakis <John.Antonakis@unil.ch> |

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

Date |
Mon, 08 Dec 2008 21:25:58 +0100 |

Thanks Marin, Nick. Best, John Nick Cox wrote: > Martin said it; except that if you care, you might as well use a few > thousand -reps()-. > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > Martin Weiss > > sysuse auto, clear > bootstrap r(lambda), reps(50) : lambda rep f > > John Antonakis > >> How does one use the bootstrap with your lamda ado file? I am not >> following what you have suggested. > > 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. > > > 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/

**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>

**Re: st: RE: lambda--p-value***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

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

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