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Re: st: AW: Simple Regression

From   Maarten buis <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: AW: Simple Regression
Date   Sun, 6 Jan 2008 19:10:46 +0000 (GMT)

--- [email protected] wrote:
> I  am trying to make a simple regression with stata of the folowing
> form:
> reg  NumberOfGrandParents YearOfBirth 
> predict NumberOfGrandParents_p
> My  problem now is, that NumberOfGrandParents can only take "full"
> numbers and of  course cant exceed "4" or cant be smaller than 0. Is
> there any way to implement that?

--- Baumeister Sebastian <[email protected]> wrote:
> because your dependent variable seems to be postitive and discrete,
> you might want to consider a count data model.

Count models don't respect the upper limit of 4, so I would consider
-mlogit-. The book by Scott Long
( that Sebastian refered to
also gives an excelent introduction to that model.

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Boelelaan 1081
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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