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Re: st: Forest plot of hazard ratios


From   Anders Gaarsdal Holst <anders@kanten.dk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Forest plot of hazard ratios
Date   Wed, 27 May 2009 16:10:29 +0200

After playing around a bit with the different components, I found
metan combined with parmest to be just the thing. So thank you very
much.  Now I only have to figure out how to insert my reference
values, but this ought to be pretty simple.

Thanks
/Anders


On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 10:48 PM, G Livesey <glivesey@inlogic.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Anders,
>
> It seems you would find -metan- is a package you would find helpful, it is
> up-to-date compared with metagraph, and will allow co-tabulation of study
> data and results:
>
> **************
> ssc install metan
> **************
>
> See if needed
> **************
> help ssc
> **************
>
> A new version of metan has just been released, see:
> ********************
> ssc whatsnew
> ********************
>
> In case metan is already installed, it is important to update it or check
> that it is updated:
>
> ****************
> ssc install metan, replace
> ****************
>
>
> To discover which version of metan is installed type
> ******************
> which metan
> ******************
>
> You may find more information of possible use via:
>
> ************************
> net search meta-analysis
> ************************
>
>
> A book on the conduct of meta-analyses via Stata is available from Stata
> Press.
>
> Note: The graph from metan can be output as a .wmf file, which imports as a
> picture into PowerPoint, and so is editable in the Microsoft package in
> detail by right clicking to select edit picture, then ungrouping,
> deselecting objects, and selecting the objects in turn for editing (some
> tabulated data is duplicated -one hidden behind the other, in which case
> edit just one and discard the other). By selecting and deleting background
> layers a transparent forest plot can be obtained when needed, for
> presentations etc.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Geoff L
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Anders Gaarsdal
> Holst
> Sent: 22 May 2009 13:46
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: Forest plot of hazard ratios
>
>
> Thanks, this seems to point me in the right direction.
>
> /Anders Holst
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 12:38 PM, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
> wrote:
>>
>> --- On Fri, 22/5/09, Anders Gaarsdal Holst wrote:
>>> I'm trying to make forest plot of hazard ratios I have
>>> found the metagraph component, but this only really
>>> seems to be suited for meta-analysis and not cox models.
>>
>> Roger Newson has developed some tools for creating this
>> type of graph. These are discussed in:
>>
>> Roger Newson (2003) Confidence intervals and p–values for delivery to
>> the end user. The Stata Journal, 3(3): 245-269.
>> http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=st0043
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>> Maarten
>>
>> -----------------------------------------
>> Maarten L. Buis
>> Institut fuer Soziologie
>> Universitaet Tuebingen
>> Wilhelmstrasse 36
>> 72074 Tuebingen
>> Germany
>>
>> http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
>> -----------------------------------------
>>
>>
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