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"Michael Ralph M. Abrigo" <mmabrigo@gmail.com> |

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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 > > > > -- > > "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/ > -- "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/

**References**:**st: equality of distribution***From:*"Michael Ralph M. Abrigo" <mmabrigo@gmail.com>

**Re: st: equality of distribution***From:*Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>

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