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Re: st: Logit and ReLogit Coefficients the Same, But Intervals Differ. Which do I report?

From   "JVerkuilen (Gmail)" <>
Subject   Re: st: Logit and ReLogit Coefficients the Same, But Intervals Differ. Which do I report?
Date   Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:10:14 -0500

You need to specify what Rare Events Logistic Regression is. What
command fits this?

On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 6:20 PM, Sheila Vakharia <> wrote:
> Hello Stata Users,
> It had been recommended to me that I conduct Rare Events Logistic
> Regression in order to confirm the outcome of my standard Logistic
> Regression because I had a rare event (5%).
> What I have found is that all of the coefficients from Logistic
> Regression and the Rare Events Logistic Regression are exactly the
> same. However, everything else has changed. Due to the robust standard
> error in the ReLogit, my 95% confidence intervals are much larger now
> and many variables are no longer statistically significant. Prior to
> this, ALL of my variables were statistically significant.
> I have documented all of the results in my write-up and they are all
> illustrated in tables. However, my question is: Which results do I
> really give weight to? Do I stand by my preliminary Logit outcomes? Do
> I give priority to the ReLogit outcomes?
> Thank you for your consideration,
> Sheila
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