[R] AIC for lrm(Hmisc/Design) model.

Frank E Harrell Jr f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Tue May 29 18:06:27 CEST 2007

Milton Cezar Ribeiro wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am adjusting a Logistic Regression Model using lmr() function of Hmisc/Design package. Now I would like to compute AIC for this model. How can I do that?
> Kind regards,
> miltinho
> Brazil

I like to change AIC to have it on the chi-square scale.  For that you 
can do

aic <- function(fit)
   round(unname(fit$stats['Model L.R.'] - 2*fit$stats['d.f.']),2)

f <- lrm( )

If unname doesn't exist in S-Plus as it does in R, you can remove that part.

Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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