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Subject: Re: Statistics - Question for Pixy Date: 2/25/2000 12:13 PM
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JAFO wrote:

<<<<Because we have each been willing to assume that some men who reach age 65 have already entered a nursing home, then the risk ratio for those who reach age 65 without having entered a nursing home is (and must be) smaller than the lifetime risk ratio.>>>>

"LOL. Good post and good analysis. I'm amused because I think you mathematically proved what I said in my prior post."

Glad I could give you a laugh; makes me less concerned about possibly having wasting bandwith. And I agree; I was just a little slow on the uptake WRT the details of the survey and what they actually measured and meant.

Regards, JAFO


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