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proc univariate-can negative binomial be used?

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proc univariate-can negative binomial be used?

hi,
i am trying to fit negative binomial , gamma and poisson distributions over a histogram to see which one is the best fit...however i am facing problems with the negative binomial distribution. does proc univariate support negative binomial or is there any other procedure i could use?
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Re: proc univariate-can negative binomial be used?

Hi glmer,

No, PROC UNIVARIATE does not support negative binomial distribution directly. It does support gamma, and you can go from there since all distributions are interrelated:

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/NegativeBinomialDistribution.html
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