Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 15:36:47 -0700
Reply-To: Jonathan Greenberg <greenberg@UCDAVIS.EDU>
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From: Jonathan Greenberg <greenberg@UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: Comparing regression coefficients to a known value
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Thanks! I have a mechanistic reason for forcing the intercept, but thanks
for the warning!
On 9/12/02 5:26 AM, in article 3D8087EC.firstname.lastname@example.org, "Paige Miller"
> Jonathan Greenberg wrote:
>> Can someone give me some suggestion on how to compare the results from a
>> forced-intercept linear regression coefficient (e.g. The slope of the line)
>> to a single known "true" slope?
> The TEST statement in PROC REG will do that for you.
> However, I should caution you that forcing the intercept to be a
> particular value is RARELY appropriate (note, I did not say NEVER).
> Paige Miller
> "It's nothing until I call it!" -- Bill Klem, NL Umpire
> "When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance" --
> Lee Ann Womack