Re: [R] statistical question

From: Greg Snow <Greg.Snow_at_imail.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 10:36:32 -0600

You could do bootstrapping for confidence intervals or permutation tests for just comparing the medians. There are other tools as well, just be sure that you understand what you are testing and what assumptions are being made in whatever method you choose.

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Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
Intermountain Healthcare
greg.snow_at_imail.org
801.408.8111



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> Dear List!
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> I want to compare medians of non normal distributed data. Is it
> possible and usefull to calculate 95% confidence intervals for
> medians? And if so - how can this be achieved in R?
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> Thanks a lot!
> Anna
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