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statsmodels.stats.diagnostic.CompareCox.run

CompareCox.run(results_x, results_z, attach=True)

run Cox test for non-nested models

Parameters:

results_x : Result instance

result instance of first model

results_z : Result instance

result instance of second model

attach : bool

If true, then the intermediate results are attached to the instance.

Returns:

tstat : float

t statistic for the test that including the fitted values of the first model in the second model has no effect.

pvalue : float

two-sided pvalue for the t statistic

Notes

Tests of non-nested hypothesis might not provide unambiguous answers. The test should be performed in both directions and it is possible that both or neither test rejects. see ??? for more information.

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