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st: Re: St: Slow STATA

From   Roger Newson <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   st: Re: St: Slow STATA
Date   Tue, 19 Oct 2004 10:45:28 +0100

At 05:40 19/10/2004, Joseph Coveney wrote:
Joseph Wagner has problems using -tabulate, exact- with an ordered
categorical dataset and Richard Williams reminded that alternatives are
available for this type of data.

One other alternative for measuring trend in ordered categorical data (or other ordinal data) is the -somersd- package, downloadable from SSC, which computes confidence intervals for Somers' D or Kendall's tau-a. To in stall inside Web-aware Stata, type

ssc inst somersd

I hope this helps.


Roger Newson
Lecturer in Medical Statistics
Department of Public Health Sciences
King's College London
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