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Re: st: Truncated and Censored Normal Distribution

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: Truncated and Censored Normal Distribution
Date   Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:12:06 +0000

On (1): Use -qnorm- for a graphical assessment. -qnorm- will likely
use the wrong mean and standard deviation, but the configuration will
still show up as straight in the middle. You can calibrate by
simulating, but the details will depend on your details, which you do
not specify.

On (2): Similar questions are posted on this list frequently. Please
do search the archives.


On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Danny Dan <> wrote:

> (1) Is there any test in Stata to verify whether the dependent
> variable follows a truncated normal distribution or a censored normal
> distribution?
> (2) Test to verify whether a tobit model is appropriate?
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