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Re: st: pseudo R-squared

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: pseudo R-squared
Date   Sun, 3 Apr 2011 20:25:17 +0100

It's my understanding that -gologit2- [not -gologist2-] uses

pseudo-R2 = 1 - L1/L0

where L0 and L1 are the constant-only and full model log-likelihoods,

Please remember to explain where user-written programs you refer to
come from: in this case the Stata Journal.


On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Gao Liu <> wrote:
> My research used stata procedure gologist2 to conduct a partial
> proportional logistic regression.  The reviewer asked me to find out
> the extra explanatory power of my focal variable: how much more likely
> is it able to predict the change of categorical dependent variable.
> My first question is what type of pseudo r^2 gologist2 uses and how to
> interpret it. Second, how to find out what the reviewer is looking
> for? I plan to compare the pseudo r^2 of the model with the focal
> variable included and that of the model without.  Please advise
> whether it works.
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