# [R] survey package: weights used in svycoxph()

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue May 18 21:12:18 CEST 2010

On Tue, 18 May 2010, Vinh Nguyen wrote:

>> Binder's estimating equations are the usual way of applying weights to a Cox
>> model, so nothing special is done apart from calling coxph(). To quote the
>> author of the survival package, Terry Therneau, "Other formulae change in
>> the obvious way, eg, the weighted mean $\bar Z$ is changed to include both
>> the risk weights $r$ and the external weights $w$." [Mayo Clinic
>> Biostatistics technical report #52, section 6.2.2]
>
> Don't see a section 6.2.2 in this technical report.

Sorry, #58

-thomas

Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle