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st: RE: Medians: Comparison and confidence intervals
> I am using STATA 6 and want to find out how to calculate
> the confidence of a
> median and also compare 2 or 3 medians. I am aware that
> version 7 has
> facility for the later part of my query but an order to
> upgrade to version 7
> is being processed and I may not get the copy for another
> 2 weeks or so. I
> am also aware that I can use the ranksum command for
> testing the equality of
> 2 population medians. How different is ranksum or kwallis
> from the median
> command in version 7. And is there any way I can handle
> this problem of
> directly comparing 2 or more medians and finding the
> confidence interval of
> a median with my present facility?
in your Stata 6 will indicate what is available to you right now.
In particular, check out Roger Newson's -cendif-.
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