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Re: st: How do I calculate prvalues for specific time points in my survival analysis?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How do I calculate prvalues for specific time points in my survival analysis?
Date   Tue, 8 Dec 2009 23:58:34 -0800 (PST)

--- On Tue, 8/12/09, Laura Templeton wrote:
> I am using discrete-time survival analysis to inspect the
> effects  <snip> I would like to be able to talk about the predicted
> probability of white men, white women, non-white men and
> non-white women finding suitable employment at specific time
> points (end of year 1, end of year 2, etc) and am having
> trouble with the code.

There are examples of how to predict the survival function 
in lesson 6 of this course by Stephen Jenkins:
http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/iser/teaching/module-ec968

What you ask for is the 1-survival function (that is, 
1- the probability of having remained unemployed till time t).

Hope this helps,
Maarten 

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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