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Re: st: Truncated and Censored Normal Distribution


From   Danny Dan <danny2011dan@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Truncated and Censored Normal Distribution
Date   Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:19:04 -0600

Thanks for the reply Nick. I appreciate.

Best,

Dan

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 3:12 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> On (1): Use -qnorm- for a graphical assessment. -qnorm- will likely
> use the wrong mean and standard deviation, but the configuration will
> still show up as straight in the middle. You can calibrate by
> simulating, but the details will depend on your details, which you do
> not specify.
>
> On (2): Similar questions are posted on this list frequently. Please
> do search the archives.
>
> Nick
>
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Danny Dan <danny2011dan@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> (1) Is there any test in Stata to verify whether the dependent
>> variable follows a truncated normal distribution or a censored normal
>> distribution?
>>
>> (2) Test to verify whether a tobit model is appropriate?
>>
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