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Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: RE: RE: predicted probabilities of interaction term |

Date |
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 08:52:26 +0200 |

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 5:49 PM, Valle, Giuseppina wrote: > In terms of the postestimation commands, I have not located > any syntax available that will produced predicted probabilities > of the interaction terms with a mlogit. I have 4 values for > "race" and 3 values for "relig." I assume that using prtab > along with specified values of these two variables would not > produce the estimates I am looking for, as that is the only > command I have used for predicted probabilities. Probabilities always refer to an outcome, e.g. the probability of being rich, getting an accident, getting married, etc. As a consequence, "predicted probabilities of the interaction terms" can not exist as interaction terms aren't outcomes. You can get predicted probabilities of outcomes for different groups and use those to get an idea of how the interaction effect works. The command for that is -margins-, see -help margins- and Williams (2012). It is impossible for use to give more concrete advise than this, as you did not specify exactly what estimates you were looking for. Hope this helps, Maarten Richard Williams (2012) "Using the margins command to estimate and interpret adjusted predictions and marginal effects." The Stata Journal, 12(2):308-331. <http://stata-journal.com/article.html?article=st0260> -------------------------- Maarten L. Buis Institut fuer Soziologie Universitaet Tuebingen Wilhelmstrasse 36 72074 Tuebingen Germany http://www.maartenbuis.nl -------------------------- * * 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/

**References**:**st: predicted probabilities of interaction term***From:*"Valle, Giuseppina" <gv08d@my.fsu.edu>

**st: RE: predicted probabilities of interaction term***From:*"William Buchanan" <william@williambuchanan.net>

**st: RE: RE: predicted probabilities of interaction term***From:*"Valle, Giuseppina" <gv08d@my.fsu.edu>

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