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DIGDIS: Stata module to analyze the distribution of digits


  • Ben Jann

    (University of Bern)

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digdis tabulates the distribution of digits of the specified variables, performs goodness-of-fit tests against a reference distribution and, optionally, graphs the distributions. The default is to tabulate the first (nonzero) digit and to test against Benford's law. The moremata package and the mgof package, also available from SSC, are required.

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  • Ben Jann, 2007. "DIGDIS: Stata module to analyze the distribution of digits," Statistical Software Components S456853, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 18 Jan 2021.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s456853
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install digdis". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 ( Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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