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Re: st: Multiple Imputation


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Multiple Imputation
Date   Sun, 14 Dec 2008 19:10:52 +0000 (GMT)

--- JIBONAYAN RAYCHAUDHURI <jibonayanrc@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know about the advantages/disadvantages of multiple
> imputation using ice, hotdeck, etc. How do these methods compare with
> the simple "impute" command in Stata. Thanks.

Discussions on that issue can be found here:

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-12/msg00504.html
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-02/msg00617.html
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-02/msg00621.html

Bottom line: do not use -impute-, use -ice- instead.

-- Maarten

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