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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
Re: st: medeff command negative percentage of total effect mediated |

Date |
Mon, 3 Jun 2013 11:21:57 +0100 |

When you joined Statalist you were asked to read the FAQ before posting, and so 1. You are asked to use full real names when posting to Statalist. This is explained in the FAQ. 2. You are asked to explain where user-written programs you refer to come from. This is explained in the FAQ. Nick njcoxstata@gmail.com On 3 June 2013 11:16, worldpatient . <worldpatient@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear Statalisters, > > I am using the user-written command -medeff command in Stata/IC 11 for > Windows to test for causal mediation effects. > My outcome is binary and my mediator is continuous. > > My question has to do with the interpretation of the percentage and > 95%CIs of total effect mediated. In my analysis, the direct and total > effects although not significant are negative while the indirect > effect is positive and very small. > As a result the percentage of the total effect mediated is negative > and the CIs range from -203 to 46.. > > Is there a way that I could interpret the percentage of the total > effect mediated and the CIs when this percentage is negative and the > CIs are so wide? > > Many thanks, > Maria > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: medeff command negative percentage of total effect mediated***From:*"worldpatient ." <worldpatient@gmail.com>

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