SURVSIM: Stata module to simulate complex survival data
Abstractsurvsim simulates survival times from parametric distributions and user-defined hazard functions. Standard distributions available include the exponential, Gompertz and Weibull. Alternatively, a user defined [log] [cumulative] hazard function can be specified, in Mata code using colon operators, with survival times generated using a combination of Gaussian quadrature and root finding techniques. Finally, survival times can be generated under cause-specific hazard models for competing risks, using standard parametric distributions. Baseline covariates and complex time-dependent effects can also be specified.Keywords: survival analysis, survival time, Weibull distribution
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Bibliographic InfoSoftware component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457317.
Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 11.2
Date of creation: 21 Aug 2011
Date of revision: 21 Dec 2013
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install survsim". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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Web page: http://fmwww.bc.edu/EC/
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