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

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
AW: AW: AW: st: AW: mfxrcspline : error message in Stata11 |

Date |
Thu, 15 Jul 2010 15:08:53 +0200 |

<> Glad it has worked out for you! I would still regard your approach as a stop-gap measure, until a permanent solution has been found. (Commands beginning with an underscore are rarely intended for consumption by "non-programming" users). HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von SCHOUMAKER Bruno Gesendet: Donnerstag, 15. Juli 2010 15:03 An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Betreff: Re: AW: AW: st: AW: mfxrcspline : error message in Stata11 *** _rmcoll `varlist', forcedrop local xvars `r(varlist)' poisson _d `xvars' mfxrcspline, link(log) level(80) generate(marg margl margu) *** Le 15/07/2010 14:59, SCHOUMAKER Bruno a écrit : > Thanks ! > > _rmcoll removes collinear variables if the option forcedrop is used > (otherwise they are flagged o.varname). > > It now works with the following syntax > > *** > _rmcoll `varlist'==1, forcedrop > local xvars `r(varlist)' > poisson _d `xvars' > mfxrcspline, link(log) level(80) generate(marg margl margu) > *** > > Bruno > > > Le 15/07/2010 13:41, Martin Weiss a écrit : >> <> >> >> >> " So I guess I need to find a way of dropping the collinear variables >> variables before running the models (or use Stata10)." >> >> >> >> Try >> >> ************* >> help _rmcoll >> ************* >> >> >> Re your attempts to -version- your way out of the problem, see NJC`s >> recent comment at >> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-07/msg00180.html >> >> >> >> >> HTH >> Martin >> >> >> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- >> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von >> SCHOUMAKER Bruno >> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 15. Juli 2010 13:02 >> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> Betreff: Re: AW: st: AW: mfxrcspline : error message in Stata11 >> >> Thank you for your replies ! >> >> Below is a copy of the part around the error. I noticed that dumy102 and >> bin103 had been transformed into o.dumy102 and o.bin103. >> >> In the previous version, these variables were dropped automatically from >> the regression model when there was collinearity, but it is no longer >> the case in stata11 . >> >> "As of Stata 11, variables are no longer dropped because of >> collinearity. Instead, these variables are omitted and are labeled with >> the “o.” operator in the column names of the resulting parameter >> vector.", (http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/lang/post.html). >> >> This is the cause of the problem. When I drop the collinear variables >> before running the model, it works (adding "version 10.1:" before the >> regression model and/or mfxrcspline does not solve the problem) >> >> So I guess I need to find a way of dropping the collinear variables >> variables before running the models (or use Stata10). >> >> Best, >> >> Bruno >> >> >> >> >> *********** >> - local other : list other - notis >> - if "`other'" != "" { >> = if "_Iageg_5 _Iageg_6 _Iageg_7 _Iageg_8 _Iageg_9 _Iageg_10 rcsp1 >> rcsp2 rcsp3 rcsp4 rcsp5 dumy82 dumy8 >> > 7 dumy94 o.dumy102 bin82 bin87 bin94 bin102 bin83 bin88 bin95 >> o.bin103" != "" { >> - foreach var of varlist `other' { >> = foreach var of varlist _Iageg_5 _Iageg_6 _Iageg_7 _Iageg_8 >> _Iageg_9 _Iageg_10 rcsp1 rcsp2 rcsp3 rcsp4 >> > rcsp5 dumy82 dumy87 dumy94 o.dumy102 bin82 bin87 bin94 bin102 bin83 >> bin88 bin95 o.bin103 { >> o. operator not allowed >> sum `var' if `touse', meanonly >> qui drop `var' >> qui gen double `var' = r(mean) >> } >> } >> *********** >> >> Le 15/07/2010 11:36, Martin Weiss a écrit : >>> <> >>> >>> >>> And yet, strangely, Bruno does not seem to have used the "factor >>> variable notation" in any way in his call to -ssc d mfxrcspline-. I >>> tried to recreate his problem, but all efforts failed. The >>> "click-to-run" examples in the help file do work as expected. So I >>> would ask Bruno to -set tr on- and report the area around the error... >>> >>> >>> >>> HTH >>> Martin >>> >>> >>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- >>> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Maarten >>> buis >>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 15. Juli 2010 11:31 >>> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >>> Betreff: Re: st: AW: mfxrcspline : error message in Stata11 >>> >>> --- SCHOUMAKER Bruno wrote: >>> >>>> I used mfxrcspline with Stata10. I recently upgraded to >>>> Stata11, ran on Stata11 the do file that worked (and >>>> still works) with Stata10, and I >>>> got the following error message >>>> >>>> . mfxrcspline, link(log) level(80) generate(marg margl >>>> margu) >>>> o. operator not allowed >>>> r(101); >>>> r(101); >>>> >>>> Do you know what this message means and how to solve it ? >>>> >>> --- On Thu, 15/7/10, Martin Weiss wrote: >>> >>>> The -program- sets -version- to 10. So the new features >>>> under 11, in particular -fvvarlist-s, are not yet >>>> implemented. >>>> >>> Martin maybe on to something. None of my programs allow the new >>> factor variable notation. This is not because I think that it is >>> a bad idea, but just because I haven't found the time to find >>> out how to implement it. I have tried out some examples with and >>> without the new factor variable notation, and indeed everything >>> works as expected as long as you don't use the factor variable >>> notation but errors are returned as soon as the factor varaibles >>> are used. >>> >>> Thanks for the report, >>> Maarten >>> >>> -------------------------- >>> Maarten L. Buis >>> Institut fuer Soziologie >>> Universitaet Tuebingen >>> Wilhelmstrasse 36 >>> 72074 Tuebingen >>> Germany >>> >>> http://www.maartenbuis.nl >>> -------------------------- >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> * >>> * 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/ >>> >> > > -- Bruno SCHOUMAKER Centre de recherche en démographie et sociétés Université catholique de Louvain 1-17 PLace Montesquieu 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve BELGIUM Tel. +32 10 474136 Fax. +32 10 472952 bruno.schoumaker@uclouvain.be www.uclouvain.be/demo * * 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/

**References**:**Re: st: AW: mfxrcspline : error message in Stata11***From:*Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>

**Re: AW: st: AW: mfxrcspline : error message in Stata11***From:*SCHOUMAKER Bruno <bruno.schoumaker@uclouvain.be>

**Re: AW: AW: st: AW: mfxrcspline : error message in Stata11***From:*SCHOUMAKER Bruno <bruno.schoumaker@uclouvain.be>

**Re: AW: AW: st: AW: mfxrcspline : error message in Stata11***From:*SCHOUMAKER Bruno <bruno.schoumaker@uclouvain.be>

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