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From   "Newson, Roger B" <r.newson@imperial.ac.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: New version of -bmjcip- on SSC
Date   Mon, 26 Oct 2009 20:06:11 +0000

Thanks to Kit Baum, a new version of the -bmjcip- package is now available for download from SSC. In Stata, use the -ssc- command to do this, or -adoupdate- if you already have an old version.

The -bmjcip- package is described as below on my website. The new version is updated to take advantage of the new capabilities of the new version of -sdecode- (announced earlier today), which should also be installed if the new -bmjcip- is to work. It also adds 2 new options -refexp()-, specifying an expression identifying parameters corresponding to reference values of factors, and -reflabel()-, specifying how the confidence limit and/or P-value variables will be decoded for these reference parameters.

Best wishes

Roger


Roger B Newson BSc MSc DPhil
Lecturer in Medical Statistics
Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group
National Heart and Lung Institute
Imperial College London
Royal Brompton Campus
Room 33, Emmanuel Kaye Building
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London SW3 6LR
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121 ext 3381
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Email: r.newson@imperial.ac.uk 
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Opinions expressed are those of the author, not of the institution.

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package bmjcip from http://www.imperial.ac.uk/nhli/r.newson/stata11
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TITLE
      bmjcip: Format confidence intervals and P-values for medical journals

DESCRIPTION/AUTHOR(S)
      bmjcip reformats a list of numeric variables, containing estimates
      and/or confidence limits and/or P-values, to string variables,
      containing the same values formatted for presentation in medical
      journals.  The new string variables replace the old numeric
      variables, and have the same names, variable labels, variable
      characteristics, and positions in the dataset.  bmjcip is usually
      used in output datasets (or resultssets) produced by the parmest
      package, and the reformatted string variables are usually later
      output using the listtab package, for input to Microsoft Word or
      other word processors.  It requires the sdecode package in order to
      work.  The sdecode, parmest and listtab packages can all be
      downloaded from SSC.
      
      Author: Roger Newson
      Distribution-Date: 26october2009
      Stata-Version: 11

INSTALLATION FILES                                  (click here to install)
      bmjcip.ado
      bmjcip.sthlp
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