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st: easiest way to get chi-square test


From   B Web <webicky@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: easiest way to get chi-square test
Date   Tue, 22 Dec 2009 12:23:41 -0800

I have some group data (2 groups), but my question is about the counts
(or averages) between groups.

tab group, sum( tot_asian)
tab group, sum( tot_white)
tab group, sum( tot_pacisland)
tab group, sum( tot_afam)

I would like to get a chi-square test, but not sure how to easily get
these down to a 2x2 table where I can do a chi-square test across
group on counts on average.  The tot_ variables are continuous, but I
think the chi-square test is the right thing here.

Thanks.

Ben
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