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Re: st: Comparison of multivariate outcome between two groups


From   Ronán Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie>
To   "statalist hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Comparison of multivariate outcome between two groups
Date   Wed, 24 Mar 2004 17:28:31 +0000

on 24/03/2004 17:03, n p at nik_padazis@yahoo.com wrote:

> I need your advice on the following problem:
> I want to compare the size off some specific teeth
> between two groups (boys and girls). My dataset
> consists of 6 (upper) and 6 (lower) teeth measurements
> per individual in wide format for 100 boys and 100
> girls.

Now we need to know your hypothesis. If you are just interested in whether
teeth (teeth in general) are bigger in boys than girls, then you can think
of teeth as being nested in individuals, and analyse the data with Stata's
-svyreg-. 

Do you have a fancier hypothesis than this?


Ronan M Conroy (rconroy@rcsi.ie)
Lecturer in Biostatistics
Royal College of Surgeons
Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 402 2431 (fax 2764)

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