Re: [R] help for bootstrap of backward stepwise logistic regression

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <>
Date: Sun 08 May 2005 - 08:31:45 EST

Giuseppe Biondi Zoccai wrote:
> I would like to perform a bootstrap validation of a backward stepwise
> logistic regression analysis, but I am a beginner with R and I am not
> sure of how to do it.
> Is there anyone that can send me a sample file in tab format (that I
> can modify in Excel by pasting my data) and the pertinent R algorithm?
> Many thanks
> Giuseppe

You are asking for a lot and not saying that you are willing to read background material or help files.

To get you started, install the Design and Hmisc packages and look at help files for the following in Design: fastbw, lrm, validate.lrm, calibrate.lrm


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

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