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RE: st: RE: Arranging dataset for KM survival rate

From   Maarten buis <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   RE: st: RE: Arranging dataset for KM survival rate
Date   Thu, 24 Jan 2008 19:50:51 +0000 (GMT)

> ---Ziad El-Khatib:
> But what to do if patients have been censored, i.e. they had event==0
> at last observation?

That is the very point of using -st- commands. This is what the
-failure- option in -stset- is for. The way the survival commands deal
with that is among others discussed here:
and in more detail:

If this is the reason you thought you wanted to delete those
observations than you definately should NOT do so. 

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Boelelaan 1081
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

visiting address:
Buitenveldertselaan 3 (Metropolitan), room Z434

+31 20 5986715

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