Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2006 21:12:17 -0400
Reply-To: David Greenberg <email@example.com>
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From: David Greenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Testing for normality (Gauss)
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It is not a requirement of regression that the predictors be normally
distributed. There is no need to test for it. David Greenberg, Sociology
Department, New York University
----- Original Message -----
From: Marc <email@example.com>
Date: Sunday, July 30, 2006 6:39 pm
Subject: Testing for normality (Gauss)
> Hi there.
> I'm not sure what test I have to use to test for normal (gauss)
> distributionon a number of variables that I want to use as
> predictors in a linear
> regression model.
> I've read something about the K-S test. Is that the correct test to
> use ?