Monday, January 02, 2006

Re: st: Principal component analysis

Boubacar-Sid wrote: Does anybody how to interpret the results of the "principal component analysis" obtained by typing the command line: pca varlist [if] [in] [weight] [, options]. I haven't found any in the manual. ----------------------------------------------------------

You didn't really type: pca varlist [if] [in] [weight] [, options] did you?

As of Stata 9 -pca- is described in the [MV] manual (multivariate statistics), with several examples; in Stata 8 is was in [R].

Happy New Year

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