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st: RE: How do I execute the "intreg" command succcessfully?


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: How do I execute the "intreg" command succcessfully?
Date   Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:17:14 +0100

<>

The lower and upper bound must be part of your dataset for -intreg- to be
useful, just as you can see from the example at the bottom of -help intreg-.

***
webuse intregxmpl, clear
intreg wage1 wage2 age c.age#c.age nev_mar rural school tenure
***

Here, "wage1" and "wage2" are variables in the dataset, no need to create
them.

HTH
Martin


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Martin Ryan
Sent: Mittwoch, 17. Februar 2010 23:30
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: How do I execute the "intreg" command succcessfully?

Hi all,

I cannot execute the "intreg" command in Stata, despite my best efforts.

I have consulted the manual (http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?intreg), and
three separate UCLA Stata pages:
(i) http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/output/Stata_interval.htm
(ii) http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/dae/intreg.htm
(iii) http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/dae/intreg2.htm

As well as an example by Richard Williams (
http://www.nd.edu/~rwilliam/stats3/intreg3.pdf); and many leads from
internet searches.

To give some background, "intreg" is the Stata command for interval
regression. A common example of an interval variable is income; say
household income categorised into 'bands' or 'brackets'. What I can see so
far (from the information above) is that "intreg" needs to be given two
dependent variables: one representing a lower bound; the other an upper
bound.

What I'm really struggling with is how to create the "upper bound" and the
"lower bound" dep vars. If anyone has some experience with this (or another
take on interval regression), I would be very grateful to hear about it.

Martin

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