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Re: st: Measures of association for a small sample


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Measures of association for a small sample
Date   Tue, 10 Jan 2012 13:52:37 +0100

With 13 observations I would just show a scatter plot.

-- Maarten

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 1:35 PM, Francisco Rowe <frowe@ucn.cl> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Sorry for taking advantage of statalist for this -I am trying to measure the association between two variables with a reduced number of observations (13) which constitutes my entire population.
>
> I have utilised pairwise correlation coefficients (pwcorr) and regression using an Iteratively Reweighted Least Squares (IRLS) estimation (rreg) (on cross-sectional data). However, given some of the assumptions of these measures, the results can be questioned. For this reason, I would like to implement some additional tests or measures on my data.
>
> Would it be possible to have some guidance on this?
> Are regressions based on IRLS useful in this context?
> Which non-parametric measure can it be useful?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Francisco.
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