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BPMEDIAN: Stata module to compute Bonett-Price confidence intervals for medians and their contrasts

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  • Roger Newson

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    (National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London)

Abstract

bpmedian calculates a Bonett-Price confidence interval for a median, using the Bonett-Price standard error, and saves the results as estimation results. These can then be saved in an output dataset (or resultsset), using the parmest package (downloadable from SSC), and then input to the metaparm module of the parmest package to calculate Bonett-Price confidence intervals for a linear contrast between medians of independent groups. bpdifmed calculates Bonett-Price confidence intervals for the medians of two groups, defined by a grouping variable, and also for their difference or ratio.

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Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457051.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 10.0
Date of creation: 02 Jun 2009
Date of revision: 05 Jun 2009
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457051

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Keywords: Bonett-Price; standard errors; confidence intervals; medians;

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