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st: How to get -margins- give predicted probabilities faster?

From   Duha Altindag <>
Subject   st: How to get -margins- give predicted probabilities faster?
Date   Mon, 19 Jul 2010 10:47:11 -0500

I wonder if -margins- can be made work faster.

Say I have two indicators (x1 and x2) and two continuous variables (x3
x4). The following piece takes a while with Stata SE and a recently
purchased computer (fairly fast).

probit y x1#x2 x3 x4
margins, at((mean) _all x1=(0 1) x2=(0 1) x3=(10(1)20)) post

But instead if created dummies associated with x1#x2 and run -probit-
and calculate predicted probabilities with -nlcom- at the above
specified values, I'd be done faster.

Is there a way to get -margins- to do this job faster?
If not, do I gain something by using -margins- over the second way
described above?
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