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Re: st: difference between two medians


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: difference between two medians
Date   Wed, 25 Nov 2009 10:04:48 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Wed, 25/11/09, CarlosAlencar wrote:
> how coould i compare two medians? what  command should
> i use?

Sounds like -qreg-. In the example below the median price
of domestic cars is  4816 and the price of foreign cars is
983 dollars higher, and this difference is significant.

*----- begin example -----
sysuse auto, clear
qreg price foreign
*------ end example -------
( For more on how to use examples I sent to statalist see:
 http://www.maartenbuis.nl/stata/exampleFAQ.html )

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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