SPEARMAN2: Stata module to calculate Spearman rank correlations, extended
Abstractspearman2 performs the same functions as Stata's original spearman with one exception. If a varlist of two variables is given, spearman produces a test of the hypothesis of a zero rank correlation, and provides a p-value for that test. It does not display the test statistic. In contrast, spearman2 calculates and displays the standard error of the coefficient, and displays the t-statistic for the test as well as its degrees of freedom. These items are returned as r(rhose), r(rhot), r(rhodf) respectively.
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Bibliographic InfoSoftware component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S454301.
Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.0
Date of creation: 08 Jul 2005
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