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Date:         Mon, 12 Jan 2009 23:43:57 -0800
Reply-To:     Oliver.Kuss@MEDIZIN.UNI-HALLE.DE
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Oliver.Kuss@MEDIZIN.UNI-HALLE.DE
Organization: http://groups.google.com
Subject:      Re: How to compute the covariate adjusted (e.g age/race/etc.)
              cumulative incidence rate in a competing risks scenario
Comments: To: sas-l@uga.edu
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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: > > > > > > > On Jan 8, 6:01 pm, rsmphotogra...@gmail.com wrote: > > > > 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? > > > > Thanks, > > > Robert > > > Pg 418 in Kleinbaum and Klein's Survival Analysis: a Self-Learning > > 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 > > There is a way to do it in R, but I was hoping to find a SAS solution. > > Robert- Zitierten Text ausblenden - > > - Zitierten Text anzeigen -

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


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