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Re: st: stset

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: stset
Date   Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:44:47 +0000

No; that won't work. You don't have a single time variable or survival
variable. What makes you think that compatible with -stset-?

You need to -reshape- your data.


On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 3:38 PM, Neophytos Stylianou
<> wrote:

> I am about to perform some survival analysis and I need to set my dataset in survival data format.
> Will the stset command work when data is not in the correct format i.e wide instead of long?
> I have a dataset of many variables (550) and observations (60,000) in this format:
> Mortality       timeADM timeDisch           ID
> Survived        Jan2003 Jan2003 1
> Died                       Feb2004      Mar2004 2
> Survived        Jun2006 Aug2006 3
> From what is saw in the stset help file as well as Statas manual this will be ok but I am just worried it is not in the long format.
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