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Re: st: Chi-Square-Test for Homogeneity


From   "Rita Frühwald" <metoka2@gmx.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Chi-Square-Test for Homogeneity
Date   Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:59:33 +0100

Hi Maarten:

You're totally right, I was looking for the wrong chi2 test. That is the one I need.

Thank you so much! 

Metoka

 
-------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:35:09 +0100
> Von: Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: Re: st: Chi-Square-Test for Homogeneity

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 1:26 PM, "Rita Frühwald" wrote:
> > I have 2 different samples. One from the previous year (2011) with about
> 500 observations. Another one from the current year (2012) with about 1500
> observations. I included a binary variable in my data to represent whether
> the observation was collected in the previous or the current year. In both
> samples, I have a nominally scaled  varibale that  represents students'
> field of study (7 categories).
> >
> > I want to test whether the distribution of this variable (representing
> the students' field of study) is the same in both samples
> 
> Assuming you stored year in a variable named year and field of study
> in a variable called field, type in Stata: -tab field year, chi2-. For
> more see: -help tabulate twoway-.
> 
> -- Maarten
> 
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