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Re: st: SPLINE commands

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: SPLINE commands
Date   Thu, 3 Feb 2011 12:59:50 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Thu, 3/2/11, Ronald McDowell wrote:
> Can anyone  point me in the right direction of an
> introduction to spline commands as used in Stata?

In official Stata there is -mkspline- which makes
variables containing the linear or restricted cubic
splines, which you can than enter in any estimation
command. An introductory text on these is 
Harrell (2001). Is that what you are looking for?

-- Maarten

Harrell Jr., F. E. 2001. Regression Modeling 
Strategies: With Applications to Linear Models, 
Logistic Regression, and Survival Analysis. 
New York: Springer.

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


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