[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Editor's Correspondence
August 11/25, 2008

The Hurdles of Translating a Single-Center Observation Into Practice—Reply

Arch Intern Med. 2008;168(15):1720. doi:10.1001/archinte.168.15.1720

In reply

We appreciate Testa and colleagues' comments regarding our article. As they point out, an underlying assumption of Cox survival models is the proportionality of hazards for the covariates.1 As stated in our article, we assessed the validity of this assumption for each of the covariates, including indication for testing, and found the assumption to be appropriate.2