[R] cumulative incidence plot vs survival plot
statistics at inter.nl.net
Mon Jul 4 15:42:20 CEST 2011
Note that most of the nonparametric and semi-parametric competing risks
analyses can be performed within the survival package. This includes
nonparametric estimation of cause-specific cumulative incidence curves and
the log-rank type test. It suffices to create a weighted data set as
explained in Geskus, Biometrics 67, p. 39-49, 2011.
Academic Medical Center
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
>> Hi, I am wondering if anyone can explain to me if cumulative incidence
>> (CI) is ....
> The cumulative incidence curve and the KM are not the same, when there
> are multiple outcomes. See the "etype" argument to survfit, which is
> used to create CI curves (?survfit.formula). For testing differences
> between CI curves use the cmprsk library from Gray; it can also draw
> curves by the survfit routine has a lot more flexibility.
View this message in context: http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/cumulative-incidence-plot-vs-survival-plot-tp3628772p3643659.html
Sent from the R help mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
More information about the R-help