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Re: st: MFP, multivariable fractional polynomials. Texts & background.


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: MFP, multivariable fractional polynomials. Texts & background.
Date   Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:07:59 +0100

This is a reference to
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2013-06/msg00934.html

The poster has also posted this at
<http://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/62130/looking-for-background-reading-on-multivariable-fractional-polynomial-regression>
Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 19 June 2013 18:45, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
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