# Re: Re: st: ask help for -fitstat- after regresion

 From rghuang <[email protected]> To "[email protected]" <[email protected]> Subject Re: Re: st: ask help for -fitstat- after regresion Date Sun, 21 Mar 2004 21:46:43 +0800

```Richard Williams,thank you��

you make it quite clear,and i can catch what i want.actually,i know i can find answers from Long&Freese's book,but i could not have access to it.it is quite a pity!
and anyone can tell where i can find some information about -fitstat-,if i want to learn more.any papers or other materials relative are appreciated!
thank you!

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>At 01:00 PM 3/21/2004 +0800, rghuang wrote:
>>my question is as follows:
>
>Long & Freese go over this in their book if you happen to have access to
>it.  Very quickly,
>
>>1.what dose D(66) means?and what it tells us?
>
>D = Deviance = -2 * Log-Lik Full Model.  The 66 is the DF - # of parameters
>(Looks like you have 69 cases and 2 IVs.)
>
>>2.as we knows,aic and bic tell us how to choose the best model.the model
>>with small aic and bic is the better one.but what is the use of aic*n?and
>>what is bic'?how to caculate it?and what does it tell us  ?
>
>AIC*n is, literally, AIC * N.  In your case, 18.575 * 69 = 1281.675 (the
>slight difference is rounding error).  Long and Freese say some people
>
>BIC' is an alternative version of BIC.  The more negative, the better.
>
>>thank you!
>>
>>
>>.fitstat
>>
>>Measures of Fit for regress of price
>>
>>Log-Lik Intercept Only:     -647.799     Log-Lik Full Model:         -637.829
>>D(66):                      1275.659     LR(2):                        19.939
>>                                          Prob > LR:                     0.000
>>AIC:                          18.575     AIC*n:                      1281.659
>>BIC:                         996.208     BIC':                        -11.470
>>
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