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Re: st: mhodds question


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: mhodds question
Date   Mon, 18 Apr 2005 11:25:58 -0700 (PDT)

--- Igor Schein <igor@txc.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am trying to make sense out of the following
> output.   
> I have 2 questions:
> 
> 1) Odds ratio is less than 1 and 95% confidence
> interval contains
> one.  P value of 0.4031 also indicates insignificant
> results.  What
> would you recommend me to do in such situation to be
> able to still
> draw some meaningful conclusions?

The conclusion is that there is no significant
association between gbrfed2 and your outcome variable
once you control for moslbir2. 
 
> 2) Can I draw any conclusions on measure of dose
> response here, or do
> I need to use tabodds separately for that? 

You will get to the same conclusion using -tabodds-,
i.e. There is no significant trend. Note that the test
of homogeneity of ORs yield P=0.4031, meaning that
there there is no statistical differences across the
OR.

Regards,
Ricardo.




		
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