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Re: st: Trend Test for Rates

From   "Clive Nicholas" <>
Subject   Re: st: Trend Test for Rates
Date   Thu, 11 Sep 2008 07:01:53 +0100

Jason M wrote:

> I would like to see if there is any kind of trend over a 12 month period.
> I have rates (injuries/time) and their accompanying confidence intervals for
> each of the 12 months (ie 12 rates).
> Would vwls be a good approach to look for a trend? Does vwls have any kind
> of eform option for the coefficients (since I took the log of all the
> variables)?

Graphing your data ought to be the very first thing you do before
considering more complex exercises.

Clive Nicholas

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