projection

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    Newbie HR guy - how to best forecast retirements in company

    Hi - I am a HR professional looking to self learn statistical modeling for new responsibilities at work..Need to forecast no. of employees who may retire next 10 years. What would be simple way to forecast for this? I have historical retirements data broken by age groups (50-55 etc). Have...
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    Statistical analysis and playing around with incidence rates

    Dear TalkStats Members, I am a bloody noob to R (used SPSS till now) and decided to learn R now. My first quest would be following: I have incidence rates in an Excel file for a disease, which look quite like this: Year Total Male Female 2003 0.3 0.4 0.2 2004 0.3 0.3 0.3...
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    predicting a rv based on past time series results

    Hi all, I have 3 previous years data (ie 3 time series) going from 05/05 may 05 - august 25 , the curve for the current year has data plotted from may 05 to may 26th (plotted every Thursday) so how would I use the previous data to predict the curve into the future? Time Series does not...
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    Unblinding Concern: Projecting Last Event in > 2 Arm Study....

    In a two arm time to event study one can use various blinded projection methods using the aggregate event rate to estimate when the last event may occur. Now, lets say one has a three arm study where two different doses of an experimental drug are compared to a control. In addition each...