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Re: st: equality of distribution


From   "Michael Ralph M. Abrigo" <mmabrigo@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: equality of distribution
Date   Mon, 8 Mar 2010 08:30:02 +0800

Will testing the distribution of proportions via Kruskal-Wallis be enough?
Or is nominal changes enough to cause worry? Thank you very much.



On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 11:31 PM, Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> >
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