# Fw: st: Calculating the e^b using listcoef

 From [email protected] To [email protected] Subject Fw: st: Calculating the e^b using listcoef Date Wed, 7 Sep 2005 10:43:18 -0400

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Mosi,

which listcoef

If you want to see listcoef in
action:
se tr on
logit ....
listcoef

HTHs.

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To: "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
From: "Mosi A. Ifatunji" <[email protected]>
Sent by: [email protected]
Date: 09/04/2005 05:40PM
Subject: Re: st: Calculating the e^b using listcoef

Thanks Nick,

How do I look at the code for listcoef?

M.

On 9/4/05 10:51 AM, "Nick Cox" <[email protected]> wrote:

> Two points:
>
> 1. In extreme cases, you can always look
> at the code. The formula used by -listcoef-
> to calculate e^b appears to be e^b.
>
> 2. The question is confused by not
> distinguishing between levels here. -listcoef-
> is a user-written command; Stata just works on
> what -listcoef- tells it to.
>
> Nick
> [email protected]
>
> Mosi A. Ifatunji
>
>> My question is not so much, "How do
>> I get Stata to
>> produce an e^b?" but more like "What formula does Stata use
>> to produce the
>> e^b?" Here is the scenario that produced the question:
>>
>> In checking the e^b with by hand calculations (FYI: my hand
>> calculation are
>> based on a text book and while some e^bs were very close to
>> being the same,
>> some were not), I found that the results were different when
>> I calculated by
>> hand and with Stata. So the question is, what formula does Stata use?
>
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