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Re: st: Ologit question


From   "JVerkuilen (Gmail)" <jvverkuilen@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Ologit question
Date   Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:27:43 -0400

On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 5:17 PM, Anat (Manes) Tchetchik
<anatmanes@gmail.com> wrote:
> Jay
> one last question, I now realize that the dependent caterogical var.
> I'm using, "Tier", is distributed as follows: (with only four cases
> having the value 4).
> Shell I drop these cases?
>
>        Tier |      Freq.     Percent        Cum.
> ------------+-----------------------------------
>           1 |         56       37.84       37.84
>           2 |         58       39.19       77.03
>           3 |         30       20.27       97.30
>           4 |          4        2.70      100.00
> ------------+-----------------------------------
>       Total |        148      100.00

I'd merge them into 3. It's situations like this category for which
the tests of threshold are most important. Chances are good that this
one wouldn't be much distinguished from that of 3 anyway.
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