[R] Hodges-lehmann test and CI/significance

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Mar 14 21:40:39 CET 2006

On Tue, 14 Mar 2006, Sean Davis wrote:

> Does anyone know of an implementation in R of the Hodges-Lehmann
> nonparametric difference between two groups?  I am interested in the
> estimate of the difference and the CI or significance of that difference.  I
> did some quick searching and didn't see it, but I may not have been looking
> for the right name, etc.

wilcox.test() computes this.

(I think it's false advertising to call something that assumes a location 
shift model "nonparametric")


Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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