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st: mlogit question

From   Kieran McCaul <>
To   "Statalist (E-mail)" <>
Subject   st: mlogit question
Date   Mon, 19 Apr 2004 15:37:16 +0800

I was just reading through the mlogit section of the reference manual.

On page 514-515 there is a section on setting up a classification table
following a mlogit run.

On page 515 there is a table showing the classification table that was

the commentary on this table states that "There are a substantial number of
misclassifications in both directions, though there are more correctly
classified observations than misclassified observations".

My reading of the table is that 134 out of 616 (21.8%) are correctly

Am I missing something here?



Kieran McCaul
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Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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