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Re: st: Is there a combination of a rare event logit and a survey-weighted logit model?


From   "Stas Kolenikov" <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Is there a combination of a rare event logit and a survey-weighted logit model?
Date   Tue, 30 Dec 2008 11:13:46 -0600

Are you familiar with literature on case-control population studies?
It appears to be a situation similar to yours. There's a chapter by
Alastair Scott in Chambers & Skinner "Analysis of Complex Survey Data"
volume (http://www.citeulike.org/user/ctacmo/article/1036969).

On 12/30/08, heiko.bergmann@unisg.ch <heiko.bergmann@unisg.ch> wrote:
> Dear stata listers
>
>  I want to make logistic regressions in rare events data which are obtained
>  from a complex clustered survey. So far I used the svylogit command to
>  take account of the clustering of the data. I also used the weight command
>  to control for different selection probabilities.
>
>  However, since I am also dealing with a rare event (5-6%) it might be
>  important to correct for the bias when the observed events are rare. I
>  know the relogit command from Gary King. However, there does not seem to
>  be an option to run this command with data from a non-simple random
>  sample.
>
>  In your view, what is more important: taking account of the clustering of
>  the data or correcting for the rare-events bias?
>  Best would obviously be a command that can do both. Is there such a
>  command?
>

-- 
Stas Kolenikov, also found at http://stas.kolenikov.name
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