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Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu> |

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Re: AW: st: imputing continuous values when respondents select categories, e.g., income category |

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Fri, 24 Apr 2009 17:09:40 -0500 |

At 03:29 PM 4/24/2009, Alan Acock wrote:

Thanks for recommending intreg. I was not familiar with thiscommand. When I run the example in the reference manual, theestimated income is not always within the limits of the interval therespondent selected. Using their example and predicting est_income,here are the first 10 observations:+---------------------------+ | wage1 wage2 est_wage | |---------------------------| 1. | . 5 4.266946 | 2. | 5 10 7.502522 | 3. | 5 10 10.19239 | 4. | 10 15 8.924339 | 5. | . 5 8.116896 | |---------------------------| 6. | . 5 10.2202 | 7. | . 5 10.35355 | 8. | 5 10 -2.894233 | 9. | 5 10 13.32243 | 10. | 5 10 9.792462 |Some estimated values are well outside of the interval. Is itrecommended to simply replace these with the interval boundaries?

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**References**:**Re: AW: st: imputing continuous values when respondents select categories, e.g., income category***From:*Alan Acock <acock@mac.com>

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