Dataplot Vol 2 Vol 1

DIFFERENCE OF SD

Name:
DIFFERENCE OF SD (LET)
Type:
Let Subcommand
Purpose:
Compute the difference between the standard deviations for two response variables.
Description:
The standard deviation is a common measure of the spread of a distribution or variable. The formula is:

$$s = \sqrt{\frac{\sum_{i=1}^{n}{(x - \bar{x})^2}}{n-1}}$$
For the difference of standard deviations, the standard deviation is computed for each of two samples then their difference is taken.
Syntax:
LET <par> = DIFFERENCE OF SD <y1> <y2>
<SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification>
where <y1> is the first response variable;
<y2> is the first response variable;
<par> is a parameter where the computed difference of the standard deviations is stored;
and where the <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification> is optional.
Examples:
LET A = DIFFERENCE OF SD Y1 Y2
LET A = DIFFERENCE OF SD Y1 Y2 SUBSET X > 1
Note:
Dataplot statistics can be used in a number of commands. For details, enter

Default:
None
Synonyms:
None
Related Commands:
 STANDARD DEVIATION = Compute the standard deviation. MEAN = Compute the mean. DIFFERENCE OF MEAN = Compute the difference of the means. DIFFERENCE OF MAD = Compute the difference of the mad. DIFFERENCE OF AAD = Compute the difference of the aad. DIFFERENCE OF IQ RANGE = Compute the difference of the interquartile range. STATISTICS PLOT = Generate a statistic versus subset plot. BOOTSTRAP PLOT = Generate a bootstrap plot. TABULATE = Perform a tabulation for a specified statistic.
Applications:
Data Analysis
Implementation Date:
2003/03
Program:
SKIP 25
READ IRIS.DAT Y1 TO Y4 X
.
LET A = DIFFERENCE OF SD Y1 Y2
TABULATE DIFFERENCE OF SD Y1 Y2 X
.
XTIC OFFSET 0.2 0.2
X1LABEL GROUP ID
Y1LABEL DIFFERENCE OF SD
CHAR X
LINE BLANK
DIFFERENCE OF SD PLOT Y1 Y2 X
CHAR X ALL
LINE BLANK ALL
BOOTSTRAP DIFFERENCE OF SD PLOT Y1 Y2 X

Dataplot generated the following output.
       **************************************
**  LET A = DIFFERENCE OF SD Y1 Y2  **
**************************************

THE COMPUTED VALUE OF THE CONSTANT A             =  0.39219981E+00

*****************************************
**  TABULATE DIFFERENCE OF SD Y1 Y2 X  **
*****************************************

*    Y1       AND Y2
X           *    DIFFERENCE OF STANDARD DEVIATI
**********************************************
1.00000     *   -0.265747E-01
2.00000     *    0.202373
3.00000     *    0.313383

GROUP-ID AND STATISTIC WRITTEN TO FILE DPST1F.DAT


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Date created: 03/27/2003
Last updated: 11/12/2015

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