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RE: st: RE: svy:tabulate: what to report - design-based test or the Uncorrected chi-square


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: svy:tabulate: what to report - design-based test or the Uncorrected chi-square
Date   Wed, 29 Apr 2009 18:40:07 +0100

I promise that the Stata Journal would not make you choose. 

Otherwise, if you're that short of space, cut something else. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Chao Yawo

yeah, I was considering a situation where because of economy of space,
one has to report only one of the statistic.  thanks - cy

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 1:13 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Why choose at all? Together both tell a story.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Chao Yawo
>
> svy: tabulate reports an "Uncorrected chi-square"
> and "design-based" test, which according to the stata help "corrects
> for the survey design with the second-order correction of Rao and
> Scott (1984) and is converted into an F statistic.."
>
> in reporting the results of the chi-square, which of these should I
> chose:  the uncorrected chi-square of the corrected design-based
> version.

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