Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Re: SV: SV: st: svy jackknife problems

At 07:47 AM 3/15/2006, Ulrich Kohler wrote: >Now do the same in SPSS. Calculate the weighted means of two groups and >compare their difference with the analogous regression-coefficient. I cannot >do it, because I don't have access to SPSS. But two years ago we have found, >that in SPSS the mean difference was not equal to the >regression-coefficients. Only the results of the regression analysis were >correct (i.e. equal to the Stata results).

Well, in fairness to SPSS, I just tried it and it and it seemed to work fine. But Stata is still a lot better. :)

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