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


From   Ronán Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Number Needed to be Treated (NNT)
Date   Wed, 1 Aug 2007 11:59:59 +0100

Nevertheless, it would make a useful addition to the -epitab- commands which calculate absolute risk reduction, together with its associated confidence interval, for those who are not brave enough to calculate something by hand.

On 31 Iúil 2007, at 16:56, SR Millis wrote:


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.


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