Re: [R] fastbw() in Design works for continuous variable?

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell_at_vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 18:18:16 -0600

array chip wrote:
> Hi, it seems that the fastbw() in the Design package
> only works with variable of class "factor" according
> to the help page if I understand correctly. Is there
> any R function/package that do stepwise variable
> selection for a Cox model with continuous independent
> variables?

Yes it works. "Factor" was not a good choice of words in the documentation.

Frank

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