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SURVSIM: Stata module to simulate complex survival data

  • Michael J. Crowther


    (University of Leicester)

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    survsim 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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    Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457317.

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    Programming language: Stata
    Requires: Stata version 11.2
    Date of creation: 21 Aug 2011
    Date of revision: 21 Dec 2013
    Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457317
    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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