Easy SAS calculations for risk or prevalence ratios and differences.

@article{Spiegelman2005EasySC,
  title={Easy SAS calculations for risk or prevalence ratios and differences.},
  author={Donna Spiegelman and Ellen Hertzmark},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={162 3},
  pages={199-200}
}
We would like to make the readership aware that risk or prevalence ratios and differences, when they are the parameter of interest, can be directly calculated by using SAS software There is no longer any good justification for fitting logistic regression models and estimating odds ratios when the odds ratio is not a good approximation of the risk or prevalence ratio. Instead, SAS PROC GENMOD's log-binomial regression (1) capability can be used for estimation and inference about the parameter of… CONTINUE READING
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