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RE: st: Modeling % data

From   Marlis Gonzalez Fernandez <>
To   "''" <>
Subject   RE: st: Modeling % data
Date   Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:08:51 -0400

Yes, I ran mfx after the glm (with very little effect on the estimates). 

Thanks for your help.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Maarten buis
Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2010 3:38 AM
Subject: RE: st: Modeling % data

--- On Wed, 22/9/10, Marlis Gonzalez Fernandez wrote:
> I think that using glm as you described is
> the best way given my data.  Now, I am not familiar
> with this stata command... will I interpret the coefficiants
> the same was as a regular linear regression?

No, you would probably want to use the -margins- or -mfx-
command. There is an example on page 41 in my talk at the German
Stata Users' Meeting. <> 
These can be interpreted in a similar way as linear regression 

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen


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