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What’s New in PASS 13?

We are pleased to announce the release of PASS 13. PASS 13 adds over 25 new power and sample size procedures, including one-way tests (3), variance tests (5), correlation tests (5), correlation confidence intervals (4), exponential distribution parameter confidence intervals (4), quality control (2), Coefficient (Cronbach’s) Alpha confidence interval (1), Kappa confidence interval (1), area under an ROC curve confidence interval (1), Michaelis-Menten parameters confidence intervals (1), and tests for two means in a multicenter randomized design (1).

New Features in PASS 13

  • 3D Power and Sample Size Plots
  • Multiple Value Selection Improvements
  • Help Center and Video Help Expansion
  • Two-Sample Sample Size Group Allocation Enhancements

3D Power and Sample Size Plots

PASS 3D Power Curve 1PASS 3D Power Curve 2

Multiple Value Selection Improvements

PASS New Dropdowns Range

PASS New Dropdowns List

Help Center and Video Help Expansion

PASS Procedure Help Center

New Procedures in PASS 13

One-way Tests of Mean or Center

  • Kruskal-Wallis Tests (Simulation)
  • Terry-Hoeffding Normal-Scores Tests of Means (Simulation)
  • Van der Waerden Normal Quantiles Tests of Means (Simulation)

Variance Tests

  • Bartlett Test of Variances (Simulation)
  • Levene Test of Variances (Simulation)
  • Brown-Forsythe Test of Variances (Simulation)
  • Conover Test of Variances (Simulation)
  • Power Comparison of Tests of Variances (Simulation)

Correlation Tests

  • Pearson’s Correlation Tests (Simulation)
  • Spearman’s Rank Correlation Tests (Simulation)
  • Kendall’s Tau-b Correlation Tests (Simulation)
  • Point Biserial Correlation Tests
  • Power Comparison of Correlation Tests (Simulation)

Correlation Confidence Intervals

  • Confidence Intervals for Spearman’s Rank Correlation
  • Confidence Intervals for Kendall’s Tau-b Correlation
  • Confidence Intervals for Point Biserial Correlation
  • Confidence Intervals for Intraclass Correlation

Exponential Distribution Parameter Confidence Intervals

  • Confidence Intervals for the Exponential Lifetime Mean
  • Confidence Intervals for an Exponential Lifetime Percentile
  • Confidence Intervals for Exponential Reliability
  • Confidence Intervals for the Exponential Hazard Rate

Quality Control

  • Confidence Intervals for Cp
  • Confidence Intervals for Cpk

Other

  • Tests for Two Means in a Multicenter Randomized Design
  • Confidence Intervals for Michaelis-Menten Parameters
  • Confidence Intervals for the Area Under an ROC Curve
  • Confidence Intervals for Kappa
  • Confidence Intervals for Coefficient Alpha

Compatibility of PASS 13

PASS 13 is fully compatible with Windows 8.1, 8,  7, Vista, and XP on both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. Click here to view the complete system requirements.

Prices

Upgrade from PASS 12:
$295 (academic/government)
$319 (commercial)

Upgrade from PASS 11 or PASS 2008*:
$495 (academic/government)
$595 (commercial)

*Older versions (e.g. PASS 2005, PASS 2002, PASS 2000, and PASS 6.0) are not upgradeable. You’ll need to purchase a new license to get PASS 13.

Click here to view the complete price list.

Ordering

To order your upgrade, call us at 1-800-898-6109 (US only) or (801) 546-0445, fax us at (801) 546-3907, email us at sales@ncss.com, or order from our secure online store.

Documentation

PDF versions of the documentation are available directly from each procedure window. These may be displayed or printed. The documentation is also available in the help system or online by clicking here.

Procedures added in the PASS 12 Upgrade from PASS 11

PASS 12 added over 15 new power and sample size procedures, including z tests (3), conditional power (6), repeated measures (2), non-inferiority logrank (2), equivalence logrank (2), Lin’s concordance coefficient (1), probit analysis (1), and competing risks (1).

Conditional Power

  • Conditional Power of One-Sample T-Tests
  • Conditional Power of Two-Sample T-Tests
  • Conditional Power of Paired T-Tests
  • Conditional Power of 2×2 Cross-Over Designs
  • Conditional Power of Logrank Tests
  • Conditional Power of One-Proportions Tests
  • Conditional Power of Two-Proportions Tests

Z-Test

  • Two-Sample Z-Test Assuming Equal Variances
  • Two-Sample Z-Test Allowing Unequal Variances

Survival Analysis

  • Test for Two Survival Curves using Cox Regression
  • Non-Inferiority Test for Two Survival Curves using Cox Regression
  • Equivalence Test for Two Survival Curves using Cox Regression
  • Superiority Test for Two Survival Curves using Cox Regression
  • Test for Difference of Two Hazard Rates Assuming an Exponential Model
  • Non-Inferiority Test for Difference of Two Hazard Rates Assuming an Exponential Model
  • Equivalence Test for Difference of Two Hazard Rates Assuming an Exponential Model
  • Superiority Test for Comparing Hazard Rates assuming Exponential Data
  • Logrank Test Accounting for Competing Risks

Other

  • Lin’s Concordance Correlation Coefficient
  • Probit Analysis
  • Test for Comparing Mean Change Score in Pre-Post Design
  • Confidence Interval for a Proportion from a Finite Population

Revised and Simplified

  • Repeated Measures Analysis
  • MANOVA
  • Two-Sample T-Test Assuming Equal Variances
  • Two-Sample T-Test with Unequal Variances
  • Mann-Whitney-Wilcoxon Test

Features added in the PASS 11 Upgrade from PASS 2008

PASS 11 added 17 new power and sample size procedures and features to PASS, including procedures for analysis of covariance, group-sequential testing, sensitivity and specificity, Poisson means testing, tests for two ordered categorical variables, Williams test for the minimum effective dose, Control Charts, an enhanced user interface, increased computation speed, and an improved graphics system.

New Procedures in the PASS 11 Upgrade from PASS 2008

  • Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA)
  • Group-Sequential Tests for Two Means using Simulation
  • Group-Sequential Non-Inferiority Tests for Two Means using Simulation
  • Group-Sequential Tests for Two Proportions using Simulation
  • Group-Sequential Non-Inferiority Tests for Two Proportions using Simulation
  • Group-Sequential Logrank Tests using Simulation
  • Sensitivity and Specificity Tests for One Group
  • Tests for Independent Sensitivities of Two Groups
  • Tests for Paired Sensitivities
  • Tests for One Poisson Mean
  • Tests for Two Poisson Means
  • Tests for Two Ordered Categorical Variables
  • Williams Test for the Minimum Effective Dose
  • Control Charts for Process Means
  • Control Charts for Process Variation