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Re: st: Number Needed to be Treated (NNT)


From   SR Millis <srmillis@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Number Needed to be Treated (NNT)
Date   Tue, 31 Jul 2007 08:56:51 -0700 (PDT)

NNT is simply the inverse of the absolute risk
reduction, which is to be found in the clinical trials
literature rather than in a statistical program.

SR Millis


--- Carlo Lazzaro <carlo.lazzaro@tin.it> wrote:

> 
> Dear Statalisters,
> 
> Is there any Stata 9.2 function for calculating the
> patient number needed to
> be treated (NNT) in order to prevent one case of a
> given disease? (Search do
> not support this query)
> 
> 
> Thanks a lot for Your Kindness and for Your time.
> 
> Kind Regards,
> 
> Carlo
>
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