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Re: st: Hunger Games Survival Analysis (Using Stata)


From   Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Hunger Games Survival Analysis (Using Stata)
Date   Thu, 12 Apr 2012 22:53:02 -0500

Impressive. Is he going to show up at Stata conference with this?

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 8:35 PM, Richard Williams
<richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> wrote:
> ----------
>
> It looks like the link didn't get though, which probably has everyone
> wondering what I am talking about:
>
> http://www.bdkeller.com/writing/hunger-games-survival-analysis/
>
>
> At 09:18 PM 4/12/2012, Richard Williams wrote:
>>
>> "As a student of epidemiology and economics I feel duty-bound to apply my
>> cursory knowledge of statistics to the novel natural cohort presented in the
>> Hunger Games novel, as documented by author Suzanne Collins. I present a
>> Hunger Games survival analysis: in a Cox proportional hazards model, which
>> covariates are associated with the odds (or hazard ratios) being ever in
>> your favor?"
>>
>> Data set and Stata 11.2 do file are included. If Stata can win over the
>> Hunger Games crowd, SAS & SPSS are finished.
>>
>> Oh, and congratulations to Nick Cox, for having his tab_chi package
>> mentioned (although the failure to properly cite SSC is a major drawback).
>> And thanks to ND Sociology Grad Student Linda Kawental for passing it along.
>>
>> Not perfect, but overall it is pretty good. However, I predict the author
>> will be in grad school for at least another 15 or 20 years.
>
>
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