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SAMPSI_MCC: Stata module to calculate Sample Size or Power for Matched Case-Control Studies


  • Adrian Mander



sampsi_mcc} calculates the power and sample size for a matched case control study. The theory behind this command is described in Dupont (1988) Power Calculations for Matched Case-Control Studies, Biometrics. The calculations require the usual alpha and beta values, a possible alternative odds ratio (the null is 1), phi the correlation of exposure between pairs in the case-control set (the default is 0.2) and the probability of exposure in the controls.

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  • Adrian Mander, 2005. "SAMPSI_MCC: Stata module to calculate Sample Size or Power for Matched Case-Control Studies," Statistical Software Components S456423, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 03 Jan 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s456423
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