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Re: st: Slow STATA


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@nd.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Slow STATA
Date   Tue, 12 Oct 2004 10:20:40 -0500

At 08:52 AM 10/12/2004 -0500, Richard Gates wrote:
In response to Joseph's question:

> I have had trouble running a series of simple exact tests.  Whenever my
> tables go beyond 2x2 to tables such as the example below, STATA grinds to a
> virtual halt.  I waited a half hour before pressing the "break" button.
>
This problem will run instanteously if we input a 2 x 7 table
From 2 hours 40 minutes using the old algorithm to slightly over 0 seconds with the new one...This is an amazing level of improvement. Nice work!


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