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Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: equality of distribution |

Date |
Sat, 6 Mar 2010 09:31:27 -0600 |

That is probably a job for Kruskal-Wallis rather than Kolmogorov-Smirnov. If your proportions in the age groups change between the two waves, then things might be more complicated. On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 4:33 AM, Michael Ralph M. Abrigo <mmabrigo@gmail.com>wrote: > Hi statalist! > > I have per capita data for single-year age groups from 0 to 80 years old > available for a couple of years. Now, what I want is to test the hypothesis > that the distribution of the per capita values by age group is the same for > different years, i.e. the graph of the per capita values v. age for > different years are the same. > I am thinking of using the -ksmirnov- test, however I am not sure if that > is > the correct command to use given my data. Are there other tests to check if > the distribution of my per capita values by single-year age group are the > same? > > Regards > Michael > > -- > "I am most anxious for liberties for our country... but I place as a prior > condition the education of the people so that our country may have an > individuality of its own and make itself worthy of liberties... " Jose > Rizal,1896 > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ -- Stas Kolenikov, also found at http://stas.kolenikov.name Small print: I use this email account for mailing lists only. * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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