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Re: st: Mtest Mstat problem


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Mtest Mstat problem
Date   Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:39:03 +0000

I would

set trace on
set traced 1

and report where the error occurs. You may need to bump up 1 to 2, 3,
etc. to get precise details.

Nick

On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 11:28 AM, James Kirkbride <jbk25@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Dear all
>
> I am hoping for advice on an issue I cannot find detailed on the web, on
> these archives or in the documentation provided with the mstat & mtest
> commands (see http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=st0228)
>
> I would like to conduct an mtest to determine whether the spatial
> distribution of two groups (based on their residential x-y coordinates)
> differs.
>
> I believe I have set-up my data files correctly according to the mtest
> documentation, but when I run the mstat command I get an r3301 error message
> "3301 subscript invalid". When I run the mtest command I do not get this
> error message but the output table does not provide any statistics:
>
> . mtest, x(oseast1m) y(osnrth1m) g(status) iter(10000) scatter density
>
> M statistic
> Monte Carlo permutation results
> H0: The two groups have the same spatial distribution
> Number of bins = 20
> Number of permutations = 10000
>
> M(obs)       c       n   p=c/n   SE(p) [95% Conf. Interval]
>
> .       .       .       .       .         .          .
>
> I would be grateful for any help offered on this matter. I have tried
> running this in both Stata 11 & 12. Just to say that the graphs produced by
> these commands execute successfully.
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