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SWBOOT: Stata module to bootstrap stepwise linear or logistic regression models


  • Joanne M. Garrett

    () (University of North Carolina)


swboot uses bootstrap samples of size N (based on number of observations without missing values) to validate the choice of variables in stepwise procedures for linear or logistic regression; variables selected are displayed for each sample drawn; a summary at the end counts the total number of times each variable is selected; backward stepwise algorithm is assumed unless "forward" option is specified

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  • Joanne M. Garrett, 2000. "SWBOOT: Stata module to bootstrap stepwise linear or logistic regression models," Statistical Software Components S415601, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s415601
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    regression; logistic; bootstrap; stepwise;


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