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From |
Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit |

Date |
Thu, 25 Aug 2011 14:25:21 +0100 |

A very bad idea in my view. A model is not fairly reported if you don't pay attention to all its predictors. But you can always go -yla(1/`=_N')-. Nick On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk> wrote: > Nick, Maarten > > I think I have what I want now and agree that the graphical presentation is nicer/easier to interpret. Thanks for your help. > > However, I think I have one final thing to achieve. I only want to plot the variables that have significant p values - this is fine as I can drop them at the end of the code: > > replace parm = "baseline odds" if parm == "_cons" > drop if p <=0.05 > egen axis= axis(z), label(parm) > > > However I want to incorporate into the graph code the fact that the signifcant number of variables may change between each regression so the 'ylab(1/14, valuelabel ang(h) noticks' command may change so that I have 12 variables rather than 14 in another regression - but I'd like Stata to do this rather than me having to pick out the number after each regression as I have a number of regressions to do. > > > **BEGIN EXAMPLE**** > twoway bar estimate axis, xscale(log) base(1) horizontal barw(.5) /// > xline(1) ylab(1/14, valuelabel ang(h) noticks) || /// > rcap min95 max95 axis, horizontal /// > legend(order(1 "point estimate" /// > 2 "95% conf. int.") pos(6)) /// > xtitle("odds ratio") ytitle("") > ***END EXAMPLE*** > > Best wishes > > Tim > > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Maarten Buis > Sent: 25 August 2011 09:30 > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Subject: Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit > > On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 10:08 AM, Tim Evans wrote: >> Thanks for the help again. I've tried your example below, but it fails on the following code: >> >> parmest, norestore eform >> Invalid estimates matrix: e(b) >> last estimates not found >> r(301); > > The example works on my computer, which makes it hard to diagnose the > problem. Did you run the entire example (including the -logit- model)? > Do you have the latest version of -parmest-? I got mine by typing -ssc > install parmest, replace-. * * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>

**RE: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>

**References**:**st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>

**Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**RE: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>

**Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**RE: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>

**Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**RE: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>

**Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**RE: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>

**Re: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**RE: st: Useful labelling of dummy variables following logit***From:*Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>

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