SAS Output
The SAS System

The PHREG Procedure

Model Information
Data Set WORK.MELANOMA_DATA_5YEAR
Dependent Variable SRV_TIME_MON
Censoring Variable VSRTSADX
Censoring Value(s) 0
Ties Handling BRESLOW

Number of Observations Read
Number of Observations Used
105067
94289

Class Level Information
Class Value Design Variables
sex_m 1 0          
  2 1          
age_cat 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2 1 0 0 0 0 0
  3 0 1 0 0 0 0
  4 0 0 1 0 0 0
  5 0 0 0 1 0 0
  6 0 0 0 0 1 0
  7 0 0 0 0 0 1
stage_6 1 0 0 0      
  2 1 0 0      
  3 0 1 0      
  4 0 0 1      

Summary of the Number of Event and Censored
Values
Total Event Censored Percent
Censored
94289 13547 80742 85.63

Convergence Status
Convergence criterion (GCONV=1E-8) satisfied.

Model Fit Statistics
Criterion Without
Covariates
With
Covariates
-2 LOG L 300983.97 278290.55
AIC 300983.97 278310.55
SBC 300983.97 278385.69

Testing Global Null Hypothesis: BETA=0
Test Chi-Square DF Pr > ChiSq
Likelihood Ratio 22693.4204 10 <.0001
Score 55665.3605 10 <.0001
Wald 27839.9237 10 <.0001

Type 3 Tests
Effect DF Wald Chi-Square Pr > ChiSq
age_cat 6 2773.8742 <.0001
sex_m 1 236.4933 <.0001
stage_6 3 24381.1342 <.0001

Analysis of Maximum Likelihood Estimates
Parameter   DF Parameter
Estimate
Standard
Error
Chi-Square Pr > ChiSq Hazard
Ratio
Label
age_cat 2 1 0.23692 0.07449 10.1169 0.0015 1.267 age_cat 2
age_cat 3 1 0.47617 0.06757 49.6675 <.0001 1.610 age_cat 3
age_cat 4 1 0.72748 0.06537 123.8452 <.0001 2.070 age_cat 4
age_cat 5 1 0.99735 0.06497 235.6592 <.0001 2.711 age_cat 5
age_cat 6 1 1.31955 0.06512 410.6384 <.0001 3.742 age_cat 6
age_cat 7 1 1.78666 0.06608 731.1431 <.0001 5.970 age_cat 7
sex_m 2 1 -0.28262 0.01838 236.4933 <.0001 0.754 sex_m 2
stage_6 2 1 1.36382 0.02365 3326.2737 <.0001 3.911 stage_6 2
stage_6 3 1 2.21691 0.02341 8964.4143 <.0001 9.179 stage_6 3
stage_6 4 1 3.67161 0.02453 22404.0732 <.0001 39.315 stage_6 4



The SAS System

The PHREG Procedure

Model Information
Data Set WORK.MELANOMA_DATA_2YEAR
Dependent Variable SRV_TIME_MON
Censoring Variable VSRTSADX
Censoring Value(s) 0
Ties Handling BRESLOW

Number of Observations Read
Number of Observations Used
150811
135990

Class Level Information
Class Value Design Variables
sex_m 1 0          
  2 1          
age_cat 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2 1 0 0 0 0 0
  3 0 1 0 0 0 0
  4 0 0 1 0 0 0
  5 0 0 0 1 0 0
  6 0 0 0 0 1 0
  7 0 0 0 0 0 1
stage_6 1 0 0 0      
  2 1 0 0      
  3 0 1 0      
  4 0 0 1      

Summary of the Number of Event and Censored
Values
Total Event Censored Percent
Censored
135990 18074 117916 86.71

Convergence Status
Convergence criterion (GCONV=1E-8) satisfied.

Model Fit Statistics
Criterion Without
Covariates
With
Covariates
-2 LOG L 411766.84 382399.73
AIC 411766.84 382419.73
SBC 411766.84 382497.75

Testing Global Null Hypothesis: BETA=0
Test Chi-Square DF Pr > ChiSq
Likelihood Ratio 29367.1046 10 <.0001
Score 72515.7225 10 <.0001
Wald 36683.5169 10 <.0001

Type 3 Tests
Effect DF Wald Chi-Square Pr > ChiSq
age_cat 6 3828.4357 <.0001
sex_m 1 255.8519 <.0001
stage_6 3 32010.9439 <.0001

Analysis of Maximum Likelihood Estimates
Parameter   DF Parameter
Estimate
Standard
Error
Chi-Square Pr > ChiSq Hazard
Ratio
Label
age_cat 2 1 0.23585 0.06760 12.1729 0.0005 1.266 age_cat 2
age_cat 3 1 0.47141 0.06141 58.9352 <.0001 1.602 age_cat 3
age_cat 4 1 0.75109 0.05926 160.6445 <.0001 2.119 age_cat 4
age_cat 5 1 1.03085 0.05880 307.3066 <.0001 2.803 age_cat 5
age_cat 6 1 1.34831 0.05895 523.1043 <.0001 3.851 age_cat 6
age_cat 7 1 1.82508 0.05964 936.5604 <.0001 6.203 age_cat 7
sex_m 2 1 -0.25457 0.01592 255.8519 <.0001 0.775 sex_m 2
stage_6 2 1 1.23936 0.02076 3564.4103 <.0001 3.453 stage_6 2
stage_6 3 1 2.11664 0.02039 10778.6642 <.0001 8.303 stage_6 3
stage_6 4 1 3.59976 0.02086 29793.6624 <.0001 36.589 stage_6 4



The SAS System

The PHREG Procedure

Model Information
Data Set WORK.MELANOMA_DATA_1YEAR
Dependent Variable SRV_TIME_MON
Censoring Variable VSRTSADX
Censoring Value(s) 0
Ties Handling BRESLOW

Number of Observations Read
Number of Observations Used
167335
150749

Class Level Information
Class Value Design Variables
sex_m 1 0          
  2 1          
age_cat 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2 1 0 0 0 0 0
  3 0 1 0 0 0 0
  4 0 0 1 0 0 0
  5 0 0 0 1 0 0
  6 0 0 0 0 1 0
  7 0 0 0 0 0 1
stage_6 1 0 0 0      
  2 1 0 0      
  3 0 1 0      
  4 0 0 1      

Summary of the Number of Event and Censored
Values
Total Event Censored Percent
Censored
150749 19305 131444 87.19

Convergence Status
Convergence criterion (GCONV=1E-8) satisfied.

Model Fit Statistics
Criterion Without
Covariates
With
Covariates
-2 LOG L 442039.62 411673.40
AIC 442039.62 411693.40
SBC 442039.62 411772.08

Testing Global Null Hypothesis: BETA=0
Test Chi-Square DF Pr > ChiSq
Likelihood Ratio 30366.2269 10 <.0001
Score 74675.3260 10 <.0001
Wald 38324.7299 10 <.0001

Type 3 Tests
Effect DF Wald Chi-Square Pr > ChiSq
age_cat 6 4100.4248 <.0001
sex_m 1 266.0764 <.0001
stage_6 3 33261.9572 <.0001

Analysis of Maximum Likelihood Estimates
Parameter   DF Parameter
Estimate
Standard
Error
Chi-Square Pr > ChiSq Hazard
Ratio
Label
age_cat 2 1 0.23103 0.06636 12.1208 0.0005 1.260 age_cat 2
age_cat 3 1 0.47447 0.06028 61.9496 <.0001 1.607 age_cat 3
age_cat 4 1 0.76075 0.05814 171.2040 <.0001 2.140 age_cat 4
age_cat 5 1 1.04442 0.05768 327.8917 <.0001 2.842 age_cat 5
age_cat 6 1 1.36714 0.05781 559.2903 <.0001 3.924 age_cat 6
age_cat 7 1 1.83031 0.05846 980.2180 <.0001 6.236 age_cat 7
sex_m 2 1 -0.25112 0.01540 266.0764 <.0001 0.778 sex_m 2
stage_6 2 1 1.16789 0.02020 3341.9967 <.0001 3.215 stage_6 2
stage_6 3 1 2.04390 0.01983 10625.6674 <.0001 7.721 stage_6 3
stage_6 4 1 3.53459 0.02005 31082.2128 <.0001 34.281 stage_6 4