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st: Simulation of the normal distribution

From   Peter Hayes <>
Subject   st: Simulation of the normal distribution
Date   Mon, 16 Sep 2002 12:13:01 +1000

As a new user of STATA can anyone point me in the right direction to run a series of simulations, say 50, 100, 1000, and 10,000 of the normal distribution and to find the confidence intervals and coverage probabilities of the simulated data?  I have managed to do this with the Poisson and binomial distributions but the simulation code for the normal distribution eludes me.  The help feature did not have any meaningful answers.



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