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probit

[′prō·bət]
(statistics)
A procedure used in dosage-response studies to avoid obtaining negative response values to certain dosages; five is added to the values of the standardized variate which is assumed to be normal; the term is a contraction of probability unit.
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In this way, the bivariate probit model is similar to a SUR regression system with two probits.
Mediante un modelo de probits alternantes se estima la influencia de la actividad femenina sobre la fecundidad, corrigiendo el posible sesgo producido por la endogeneidad de la primera.
The study employs bivariate probit models to account for omitted variables correlated with access and type of insurance, and controls for differences in health status, attitudes, and socioeconomic characteristics.
To control for parental education, family income, and other characteristics, we estimate probit regressions for the probability of graduating from high school using the two data sets.
theta]]) of the thermal time distribution, the cumulative daily germination percentages of Hylocereus setaceus seeds kept in distilled water at three temperatures (11, 14 and 17[degrees]C) in the infra-optimum range were transformed to probit and plotted against the respective [[theta].
The employment probits in Table 2 confirm the conclusion derived from these figures.
Univariate probit estimation shows that overemployment is statistically significantly more likely among women and workers older than 35 with a high educational level.
First, we estimate the final AFDC and employment probits separately.
FEDQUAL, FORPROF, and AGE were included in the specific equations because of their low p-values in the separate probits.
Results of the probits and wage regressions are reported in Table 2 and Table 3, respectively.
Estimates of the probits, which also include a constant term and the three dummy variables, are contained in columns 1, 2, 4, and 6 of Table 5.