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

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AW: st: AW: AW: Plotting 3 way continuous interactions in regression |

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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 17:52:13 +0200 |

<> Ok, let me guess: You are entering these commands from the command line where "/* slope 1*/" is not allowed as a comment delimiter. So Stata reads the last part of your -global- which is "SAP" and then continues with the "/" b/c it does not know about your intention to comment out. Drop those comments and try again, or run from the do file editor. My earlier code was used to check whether what you are trying to do is at all feasible. I tend to post such things so that others can step into the discussions more easily... HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Kris Anderson Gesendet: Donnerstag, 13. August 2009 17:38 An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Betreff: Re: st: AW: AW: Plotting 3 way continuous interactions in regression Unfortunately, the _SAP was not the problem. It was an artifact of my cut and paste. The message I receive is after the lincom $HPNHAF /* slope 1*/ command It says SAP/ invalid name. I am sorry but I don't follow the code below. What is this doing? I am relatively new to coding in Stata. Martin Weiss wrote: > <> > > Apart from the problem mentioned before, your strategy is technically a > little cumbersome but valid... > > > ************* > sysuse auto, clear > reg pr we len he > > su he, mean > gl headmean=r(mean) > > gl mycovariates /* > */ "weight*($headmean)+2*le" > > lincom $mycovariates > global b1 = r(estimate) > > di $b1 > ************* > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Martin Weiss > Gesendet: Donnerstag, 13. August 2009 14:06 > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: st: AW: Plotting 3 way continuous interactions in regression > > > <> > > You use "_SAP" in your -regress- command, but "SAP" in your -global-s.... > > What exactly does Stata say after which command? > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Kris Anderson > Gesendet: Donnerstag, 13. August 2009 01:54 > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: st: Plotting 3 way continuous interactions in regression > > Hi, > > I am stuck on a piece of code that I can't seem to debug. I am trying to > plot a 3-way interaction using the FAQ on plotting these interactions > with covariates. The code hangs up as I try to compute 4 simple slopes. > The program tells me the name of my interaction term is invalid. Can > anyone see a problem here? I tried renaming the variable but it didn't help. > > Thanks > > regress avgdrink age sex gradedich white hisp csocanx caffil cpn SAF SP > AP _SAP if currentdrinker > 0 > > sum csocanx > global hi=r(max) > global lo=r(min) > sum caffil > global HAF=r(mean)+r(sd) > global LAF=r(mean)-r(sd) > sum cpn > global HPN=r(mean) +r(sd) > global LPN=r(mean) -r(sd) > sum age > global mage=r(mean) > sum gradedich > global mgrade=r(mean) > sum white > global mwhite=r(mean) > sum hisp > global mhisp=r(mean) > global HPNHAF "csocanx + ($HPN)*SP + ($HAF)*SAF + ($HPN)*($HAF)*SAP" > global HPNLAF "csocanx + ($HPN)*SP + ($LAF)*SAF + ($HPN)*($LAF)*SAP" > global LPNHAF "csocanx + ($LPN)*SP + ($HAF)*SAF + ($LPN)*($HAF)*SAP" > global LPNLAF "csocanx + ($LPN)*SP + ($LAF)*SAF + ($LPN)*($LAF)*SAP" > lincom $HPNHAF /* slope 1*/ > global b1 = r(estimate) > lincom $HPNLAF /* slope 2*/ > global b2 = r(estimate) > lincom $LPNHAF /* slope 3*/ > global b3 = r(estimate) > lincom $LPNLAF /* slope 4*/ > global b4 = r(estimate) > > > > > > * > * 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/ > > > * > * 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/ > -- Kristen G. Anderson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology, Reed College Principal Investigator, Adolescent Health Research Program Licensed Clinical Psychologist (OR) 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 97202 Phone: 503-517-7410 Fax: 503-517-7610 http://academic.reed.edu/psychology/ahrp/ * * 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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