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Re: st: AW: going from a 2x2 table to a listing with results from many of them


From   John Hansen <john@planetfriend.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: going from a 2x2 table to a listing with results from many of them
Date   Tue, 25 Aug 2009 08:16:27 -0700

Thank you Martin!  I've ordered the article and I'll review these commands.

On 8/25/09, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
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> <>
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> ******
> -ssc d parmest-
> -ssc d estout-
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> could be for you. Also note the command -postfile-,
> http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=pr0036
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>
> HTH
> Martin
>
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von John Hansen
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 25. August 2009 16:58
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: st: going from a 2x2 table to a listing with results from many of
> them
>
> Hello!
>
> I apologize if this is a duplicate post.  I sent originally just as I
> became a list subscriber and I didn't receive any replies.  This in
> itself doesn't necessarily indicate nobody saw my message.  There are
> lots of reasons why I might not have received a reply.  I looked in
> the conversation threads though and didn't see my post either so I
> fear statalist may not have recognized me as a subscriber yet.
>
> I'm trying to venture away from menu driven work into some
> programming.  I know that there's probably a way to do what I want and
> I'm hoping that someone can point me in the right direction.  I don't
> necessarily need specifics... I'm hoping for at least a nudge!  (And I
> have a couple of stata programming books en route to me as well!)
>
> I'm comparing cumulative incidence data in two groups, say exposed and
> unexposed for a set of outcomes (outcome1, outcome2, etc.).  So
> consider that for each outcome I could make up a 2x2 table showing
> combinations of exposed cases (a), unexposed cases (b), exposed
> controls (c) and unexposed controls (d).  So I currently have my data
> structured like this:
>
> outcome1     a1     b1     c1     d1
> outcome2     a2     b2     c2     d2
> ...
> outcomen     an     bn     cn     dn
>
> If I were just producing a 2x2 table for outcome1, I could easily
> produce an OR, lower and upper CI, p-value, etc.  Same for every other
> row in the set... I know there must be a simple concept that allows me
> to get to something like this
>
> OUTCOME      A      B      C      D    OR  CI:LL  CI:UL   Pvalue
> outcome1     a1     b1     c1     d1   OR1 LL1    UL1     pvalue1
> outcome2     a2     b2     c2     d2   OR2 LL2    UL2     pvalue2
> ...
> outcomen     an     bn     cn     dn   ORn LLn    ULn     pvaluen
>
> If I've got several hundred outcomes, is this best done looping
> through the dataset and building a table of results?  Or is there an
> easier way to do this?
>
> I appreciate any pointers.  Thanks!
>
> John Hansen
>
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