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Date:   Wed, 11 Jun 2008 13:04:01 -0500
Reply-To:   Mary <mlhoward@avalon.net>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Mary <mlhoward@AVALON.NET>
Subject:   Relative risks and risk differences in SAS?
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Hi,

I just got a request for relative risks- here is is:

Do you know if your statistics package can estimate relative risks and

risk differences based on odds ratios and known or estimated

population fraction of cases (prevalence)? I was reading through a

paper by Gary King (http://gking.harvard.edu/files/abs/1s-abs.shtml)

and was wondering if the relative risk or risk reduction of having a

particular SNP would be easier to understand than just p-values or

odds ratios.

I'm not familiar with this- does anyone know how this is done in SAS?

-Mary


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