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Re: st: RE: exlogistic for survival data?


From   roland andersson <rolandersson@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: exlogistic for survival data?
Date   Wed, 15 Apr 2009 20:18:19 +0200

One of the problems is that I get infinite confidence intervals. I
also doubt if I can use more than one explanatory variables as I have
only 15 deaths.
That is why I think I need an exact method.


Roland

2009/4/15 Lachenbruch, Peter <Peter.Lachenbruch@oregonstate.edu>:
> A quick thought:  could you bootstrap the cox regression?  As long as
> you're not changing the predictors each time, it should be OK.
>
> Tony
>
> Peter A. Lachenbruch
> Department of Public Health
> Oregon State University
> Corvallis, OR 97330
> Phone: 541-737-3832
> FAX: 541-737-4001
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of roland
> andersson
> Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 6:18 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: exlogistic for survival data?
>
> I am analysing 127 patients operated for thyroid cancer with 15
> deaths, most of them early. Followed up for 20 years. I would like to
> make multivariate analysis of difference in survival, but can not use
> coxregression because of the few numbers. Can I use exlogistic to
> obtain some meaningful results, ie defining predictors of death at a
> certain point in time?
>
> Roland Andersson
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