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Re: st: Simulation of normal distribution


From   Lars Korsholm <korsholm@isd.sdu.dk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Simulation of normal distribution
Date   Mon, 16 Sep 2002 12:30:58 +0200 (MEST)

try
gen newvar=invnorm(uniform())

se also -help drawnorm-

best

On Mon, 16 Sep 2002, Hayes, Peter wrote:

> Hi
> I am a new STATA user and wonder if someone could point me in the right
> direction.  I wish to carry out a series of 10, 100, 1000, and 10,000
> simulations (to estimate CI and coverage probability)  with various sample
> sizes with a known population mean and standard deviation (normally
> distributed).  I have managed this OK for the Poisson, binomial
> distributions but could not find a suitable ado file by using net search
> etc.
> Thanks
> 
> PeterH
> 

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