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Re: st: ksmirnov and normality


From   William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: ksmirnov and normality
Date   Fri, 8 Feb 2013 04:05:50 -0800

Hi Nahla,

The correct spelling is Stata.  Search the Statalist archives for a fairly recent discussion about testing for normality and some of the difficulties/issues with such tests.

HTH,
Billy

Sent from my iPhone

On Feb 8, 2013, at 3:42, Nahla Betelmal <nahlaib@gmail.com> wrote:

> dear statalist,
> 
> I found a paper says that Kolmogorov-Smirnov test is used for
> normality test in SPSS and SAS, but not in STATA. In STATA ksmirnov
> command is used for the one or two samples Kolmogorov-Smirnov test.
> the paper http://faculty.ksu.edu.sa/hisham/Documents/Students/a_PHCL/Testing_Normality.pdf,
> page 2
> 
> I have two questions, does this mean that we can not use ksmirnov
> command to test normality for one sample in STATA?
> Second, what is the meaning behind STATA ksmirnov command is used for
> the one sample Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, other than normality test?
> what is the point the author wants to make?
> 
> N.B my sample size is 300 observations
> 
> 
> Many thanks
> 
> Nahla Betelmal
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