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Re: st: creating survival dataset


From   "Scott Merryman" <scott.merryman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: creating survival dataset
Date   Fri, 30 May 2008 18:10:53 -0500

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Michael McCulloch <mm@pinest.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm creating survival data, and puzzled by two observations here, which
> probably reflect my elementary knowledge of the subject. Perhaps someone can
> offer some helpful advice.
>
> 2. Why the confounder variable "w" is dropped due to collinearity?

Because w only takes two values depending on the value of "a"

. disp (1/(1+exp(-(-1.74))))
.14931293

. disp (1/(1+exp(-(-1.74+1))))
.32300414

Scott
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