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Re: Kaplan Meier [was: st: Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 23:56:52 +0000]


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: Kaplan Meier [was: st: Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 23:56:52 +0000]
Date   Sun, 20 Apr 2008 13:25:45 +0100 (BST)

--- Zakariya Mohammed <zakariya33@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Any idea about how Kaplan-Meier survival curve is been extended? What
> is the extrapolation function that used and how the  parameter of the
> extrapolation function are estimated? Can Stata provide a confidence
> interval for the extended mean?

The logic behind the Kaplan-Meier estimate is discussed in this paper:
http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/wp/survival.html

You can get confidence intervals with the -sts- command.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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