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RE: st: Analyzing multiple mediators


From   "David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Analyzing multiple mediators
Date   Thu, 29 Nov 2012 09:14:28 -0800 (PST)

Isok,

That character is called, among other things, a backtick.

See this FAQ:
http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/programming/correct-delimiter-for-local-
macros/

Also see http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-02/msg01081.html

David
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Kim, Isok
> Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 9:00 AM
> To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
> Subject: RE: st: Analyzing multiple mediators
> 
> Steve,
> 
> That was it!  Thanks so much for lending your expertise on this
matter!!!
> Now I'm just curious what "`" does...
> 
> isok
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Steve Samuels
> Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 11:36 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: Analyzing multiple mediators
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Maarten's advice is excellent, but a likely reason that you're getting
the
> same error is that 'touse' should be  `touse'.
> 
> Steve
> 
> 
> On Nov 29, 2012, at 11:18 AM, Maarten Buis wrote:
> 
> The trick is always to simplify the program till it works, and than move
> up again. So I would start with creating a program like that to compute
> bca confidence intervals for just a regular regression coefficient in a
> linear regression, no sureg, no indirect effects.
> That way you can focus on what -bootstrap- needs to create bca
confidence
> intervals. Get that program to work. Than start with a two equation -
> sureg- and just a simple regression coefficient. That way you can see if
-
> sureg- is a problem. Get that program to work. Than a two equation sureg
> and a single indirect effect. etc. etc.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten

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