[EpiData-list] test version of analysis ready (read epx file - new Odds Ratio calculation)

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Sun Nov 7 12:11:08 CST 2010


I'm waiting for the linux version for testing the Analysis package. By
the way I'm testing the other packages under linux.

Regards,




2010/10/27  <epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca>:
> A new test release of EpiData Analysis has been placed for download on the
> testing page.
> http://epidata.dk/testing.php
>
> The zip file contains a complete working copy, including updated help file.
> When you unzip please maintain folder structure. An EPX formatted version of
> bromar data is included in the zip file.
>
> Changes from previous releases are:
>
> A. Ability to read xml formatted files created by EpiData Manager (EPX)
> files
>          (NOT EPZ zipped files)
> B. The default principle of Odds Ratio calculation has been changed
>    from: MLE based
>    to: Standard simple with Robins, Greenland, Breslow 95% CI
>
> to get the new default Odds Ratios use:  /o , to use the same as previously:
> /oex
>
> Output is slightly changed, example:
>
> . tab runok sex /o /oex
> Outcome:Marathon race completed ?
> Sex of runner    1    0    Total
> 2    3119    418    3537
> 1    437    53    490
> Total    3556    471    4027
> Exposure: Sex of runner = 2Outcome: Marathon race completed ? = 1
> Odds Ratio = 0.90 (95% CI: 0.67-1.23)    (Robins,Greenland,Breslow CI)
>  Exact
> (MLE) Odds Ratio = 0.90 (95% CI: 0.66-1.23)    pORex<=1.0 = 0.2872
>
> With this test release users are more than welcome to challenge the whole
> cycle of creating files in Manager (including import fra Stata, Rec, QES
> files, pasting via clipboard or editor etc), entering data with the
> EntryClient and analysing the data in Analysis. You may use the Manager to
> export data to Stata for comparisons of results.
>
> Anything not working - or comments to the way we have implemented aspects -
> please report to this list or if you find reproducible errors it is easier
> for us, if you can report to the flyspray system - see link on the testing
> page.
>
> regards
> Jens Lauritsen
>
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