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Re: st: goodness-of-fit test for lognormal distribution


From   Roger Newson <roger.newson@kcl.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: goodness-of-fit test for lognormal distribution
Date   Mon, 31 May 2004 14:24:48 +0100

At 23:12 30/05/04 +0300, Syed wrote:
Dear all,

How can I test whether a variable is lognormally distributed?
The -ladder- command (part of official Stata) tests for the lognormal distribution, and also a lot of power transformations. In Stata, type -whelp ladder- to find out more.

Hope this helps.

Roger


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