Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 23:43:57 0800
ReplyTo: Oliver.Kuss@MEDIZIN.UNIHALLE.DE
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From: Oliver.Kuss@MEDIZIN.UNIHALLE.DE
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Subject: Re: How to compute the covariate adjusted (e.g age/race/etc.)
cumulative incidence rate in a competing risks scenario
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On 9 Jan., 23:03, rsmphotogra...@gmail.com wrote:
> On Jan 9, 11:46 am, Shawn Haskell <shawn.hask...@state.vt.us> wrote:
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> > On Jan 8, 6:01 pm, rsmphotogra...@gmail.com wrote:
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> > > Is there a PROC or a macro that will compute the covariate adjusted
> > > (e.g age/race/gender) cumulative incidence rate in a competing risks
> > > scenario?
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> > > Thanks,
> > > Robert
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> > Pg 418 in Kleinbaum and Klein's Survival Analysis: a SelfLearning
> > Text (2nd edtition) says: "...the computation of a CIC [cumulative
> > incidence curve] is currently not included in mainstream commercially
> > available statistical packages...(e.g., SAS, STATA, SPSS)". Too bad
> > becasue the assumption of independnet competing risks as for Kaplan
> > Meier does not seem to be similarly required for CICs. Maybe someone
> > has a macro. SH
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> There is a way to do it in R, but I was hoping to find a SAS solution.
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Dear Robert,
there are several SAS macros for computing cumulative incidence
functions on the web.
For example, check:
http://www.mcw.edu/biostatistics/Research/Software.htm or
http://www.uhnres.utoronto.ca/labs/hill/People_Pintilie.htm
Hope that helps,
Oliver
