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RE: st: Multinomial Logit vs. Regression with dummy

From   "Sugie Lee" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: Multinomial Logit vs. Regression with dummy
Date   Thu, 17 Jun 2004 17:14:08 -0400

Thanks for Clive's comment and SR's suggestion.
Once I thought of discriminant analysis.
But I never tried to find STATA function on discriminant analysis.
Do you know any ado files for that? or any web journal article including
STATA discriminant analysis?


-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of SR Millis
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2004 2:53 PM
Subject: Re: st: Multinomial Logit vs. Regression with dummy

Another alternative is discriminant function analysis.

SR Millis

--- Sugie Lee <> wrote:
> Hello!
> I want someone to help me on a following question.
> Let's suppose we have three cities (city A, city B,
> city C).
> And we have just one variable which is population
> density(POPDEN)
> I may try regular regression as follows:
> .reg POPDEN dummy(city A) dummy(city B)
> What if I use multinomial logit?
> In this case, the dependent variable is
> "CITY"(A,B,C)
> .mlogit CITY POPDEN
> .listcoef
> I want to see differences of population density
> between cities.
> "listcoef" command immediately after "mlogit" will
> give me these
> differences.
> My question is whether I can use mlogit for this
> case?
> If mlogit is possible for this case, I will do
> analysis with more
> independent variables as follows:
> Any comments and suggestions will be helpful to me.
> Thanks.
> Sugie
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Scott R Millis, PhD, MEd, ABPP (CN & RP)
Director, Office of Clinical Trials
Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research & Education Corp
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West Orange, NJ  07052

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