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Re: st: MI mvn with categorical data


From   Andrea Bennett <mac.stata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: MI mvn with categorical data
Date   Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:35:26 +0200

MVN is generally seen to be superior to ICE/chained which is why I try to go that rout. The procedure I cite is exactly for the case I mention. It is in no way inappropriate, neither for my data nor for MVN. I just cannot get it to work with Stata, properly.

On Sep 30, 2011, at 16:08 , Stas Kolenikov wrote:

> If you have Stata 12+, you'd want to explore -mi impute chained-. If
> you have Stata 11.99-, you would want to take a look at -ice- by
> Patrick Royston. There is little sense to use the tool that you
> yourself know to be inappropriate. If Enders ignores Stata in his
> book, it means you have to explore it on your own and find the best
> performing methods that may not be even mentioned in that book.


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