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# Re: st: playing with coefficients

 From Christopher Baum To "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" Subject Re: st: playing with coefficients Date Sat, 24 Mar 2012 08:45:50 -0400

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On Mar 24, 2012, at 2:33 AM, Chiara wrote:

> Occupation takes the values from 1 to 7, therefore by using
> i.occupation I get 7 coefs. i.fem is instead a dummy variable (fem==1
> if female, 0 otherwise). The use of both i.occupation and i.fem
> therefore gives me the coefs for female. How do I get the one for male
> (fem==0)?

The -margins- command can calculate all of these conditional means for you if you use i., c. and # or ## in specifying the equation.

It would help if you would post the result of estimating the equation I suggested.

Kit

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