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Re: st: New package -xglm- for SSC


From   Roger Newson <r.newson@imperial.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: New package -xglm- for SSC
Date   Fri, 17 Jun 2011 14:42:21 +0100

Sorry everybody. The email quoted below was intended for Kit Baum. I have now sent it to him in readiness for his return to Boston. In the meantime, you have all had a sneak preview of my latest submission to SSC (and can of course download it from my website using -findit xglm-).

Best wishes

Roger


Roger B Newson BSc MSc DPhil
Lecturer in Medical Statistics
Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group
National Heart and Lung Institute
Imperial College London
Royal Brompton Campus
Room 33, Emmanuel Kaye Building
1B Manresa Road
London SW3 6LR
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121 ext 3381
Fax: +44 (0)20 7351 8322
Email: r.newson@imperial.ac.uk
Web page: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/nhli/r.newson/
Departmental Web page:
http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/about/divisions/nhli/respiration/popgenetics/reph/

Opinions expressed are those of the author, not of the institution.

On 17/06/2011 14:00, Roger Newson wrote:
Hello Kit

During yor absence from Boston, I uploaded a new package -xglm-, which
is described as below on my website, and which I would like to submit
for distribution at SSC. It is currently downloadable from the Imperial
College FileExchange temporary URL

https://fileexchange.imperial.ac.uk/files/d0ae54a1ae/xglm.zip

and will be deleted on 24/06/2011 13:38:33.

The -xglm- package currently adds one extra estimation result to -glm-,
namely the scalar -e(depvarsum)-, giving the sum of the dependent
variable in the estimation sample. This result is useful if I do a
logistic regression and want to output the results to a -parmby-
resultsset complete with the numbers of observations and events. The
minimum of the number of events and the number of non-events can be
useful as a diagnostic, especially if divided by the number of
parameters (calculated from -e(df_m)-) to produce a number of events per
parameter, and to warn the user if this ratio is less than 5 (in which
case the Central Limit Theorem may not look after the user very well).

Best wishes (and thanks in advance, and hoping you had a nice time away
form Boston)

Roger


Roger B Newson BSc MSc DPhil
Lecturer in Medical Statistics
Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group
National Heart and Lung Institute
Imperial College London
Royal Brompton Campus
Room 33, Emmanuel Kaye Building
1B Manresa Road
London SW3 6LR
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121 ext 3381
Fax: +44 (0)20 7351 8322
Email: r.newson@imperial.ac.uk
Web page: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/nhli/r.newson/
Departmental Web page:
http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/about/divisions/nhli/respiration/popgenetics/reph/


Opinions expressed are those of the author, not of the institution.

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package xglm from http://www.imperial.ac.uk/nhli/r.newson/stata11
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TITLE
xglm: Extended version of glm

DESCRIPTION/AUTHOR(S)
xglm is an extended version of glm, designed mostly for use
with the parmby option of the parmest package, downloadable
from SSC.

Author: Roger Newson
Distribution-Date: 30may2011
Stata-Version: 11

INSTALLATION FILES (click here to install)
xglm.ado
xglm.sthlp
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(click here to return to the previous screen)


On 22/05/2011 23:23, Christopher Baum wrote:
<>
Updates to the SSC Archive may be delayed during my absence from
Boston from today through 18 June. New or updated materials sent
during that time will be installed as time and connectivity permit.

Kit Baum

Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
http://repec.org





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