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st: Re: Kolmogorov-Smirnov problem


From   "Michael Blasnik" <michael.blasnik@verizon.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: Kolmogorov-Smirnov problem
Date   Mon, 10 Nov 2003 17:23:21 -0500

Is var1 already standardized?  If not, I suggest you look at the help file
and follow the example there, where the variable is first summarized and
then compared to standardized values.  You may also want to follow the help
file's advice about sktest and swilk.

Michael Blasnik
michael.blasnik@verizon.net'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Carney" <carneymh@bc.edu>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>; <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 5:07 PM
Subject: st: Kolmogorov-Smirnov problem


> >I am trying to conduct a Kolmogorov-Smirnov test to determine if a set of
> >data is distributed normally. I am using the command
>
> >      ksmirnov var1 = normprob(var1)
>
> But using this command, I am getting obviously incorrect D statistics. (I
> have tried the same command with a small data set to which I have computed
> the correct answer by hand, and stata gives incorrect D values for that
> small data set as well.) Am I missing something in the command line?
>
> Any help would be appreciated
>
> --Mike Carney
>
> >
> >
>
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