[R] anova.coxph with subsets of data
Oscar.Rueda at cruk.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jan 29 15:46:55 CET 2014
Dear Dr. Therneau,
Thanks a lot for your answer. I use your survival package often and I find it very useful.
Oscar M. Rueda, PhD.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Caldas Lab, Breast Cancer Functional
University of Cambridge. Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.
Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way.
Cambridge CB2 0RE
From: Therneau, Terry M., Ph.D. [therneau at mayo.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 2:35 PM
To: Oscar Rueda; r-help at r-project.org
Subject: Re: [R] anova.coxph with subsets of data
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But If I do
> fit <- coxph(Surv(futime, fustat) ~ resid.ds *rx + ecog.ps, data = ovarian, subset=ovarian$age>50)
> fit2 <- coxph(Surv(futime, fustat) ~ resid.ds +rx + ecog.ps, data=ovarian, subset=ovarian$age>50)
The first p-value seems to be wrong.
Would anybody please explain to me why?
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The p-value seems wrong because it is wrong. You've found a bug in the survival package.
(It has to do with missing values, and the attempt of anova.coxph to ensure that it does
not fit a sequence of models such that an observation is dropped partway through the list.)
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