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Re: st: Re: Generating subsamples according to a binary choice

From   Michael Ingre <>
Subject   Re: st: Re: Generating subsamples according to a binary choice
Date   Sat, 1 Nov 2003 19:29:17 +0100

You have two options with the if statement in almost all stata commands. Note the comma -,- sign:

command xvar yvars , options , if statement
command xvar yvars if statement , options


Thank you.
It surely works in case of a simple regression model.
Do you have a good idea to do the same in case of a 2step regression model such as zip(zero inflated poisson) or zinb(zero inflated negative binominal) where I obtain "if invalid r(198);" from Stata7?

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Dear Statalisters,
I want to classify the sample into two parts accoding to a
dichotomy variable and apply them a same regression model.
For instance, I want to divide the sample into the subsample A
where a dummy takes one and the subsample B where a dummy takes
zero. I do this by generating two new worksheets for subsamples
A&B in MS-Excel, and then run a regression twice in Stata7.
How do I do these procedures using only Stata instead of generating
new worksheets in Excel?
Thank you in advance.
Nobuya Fukugawa
Is this what you need?

. sysuse auto
. regress mpg weight if foreign==1
. regress mpg weight if foreign==0

Friedrich Huebler

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