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Re: st: Cross-validation of Harrell's C statistics


From   David Greenberg <dg4@nyu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, r.newson@imperial.ac.uk
Subject   Re: st: Cross-validation of Harrell's C statistics
Date   Wed, 1 Aug 2012 20:12:41 -0400

Roger, I wonder whether you might have written a routine for computing
the concordance for parametric survival models, such as Weibull or
Gompertz? David Greenberg, Sociology Department, New York University

On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 1:31 PM, Roger B. Newson <r.newson@imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
> U haven't written a script for this whole procedure. However, I have written
> a Stata Journal article about how to carry out such a procedure in Stata
> using -somersd-, and the issues involved (Newson, 2010).
>
> Best wishes
>
> Roger
>
> References
>
> Newson RB. Comparing the predictive power of survival models using Harrell’s
> c or Somers’ D. The Stata Journal 2010; 10(3): 339–358. Purchase from
> http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=st0198
> or download pre-publication draft drom
> http://www.imperial.ac.uk/nhli/r.newson/papers.htm
>
> Roger B Newson BSc MSc DPhil
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> Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group
> National Heart and Lung Institute
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>
> Opinions expressed are those of the author, not of the institution.
>
> On 01/08/2012 16:55, Jonas Bille Nielsen wrote:
>>
>> Dear statalisters
>>
>> I'm doing Cox models and want to compare a model 'A' with a model 'B'
>> with regards to Harrell's C statistics within the same dataset and
>> with the use of a statistical test. As I'm calculating C statistics in
>> the same dataset in which the Cox models were fitted, I will have an
>> over-optimistic estimate of C. I want to take this overoptimism into
>> account by some kind of cross-validation. As my dataset is very large,
>> I can't use the rather slow 'estat concordance' command, but has to
>> use the 'somersd' command or something as fast at this command. Do
>> someone have a script for such a procedure?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>>
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