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Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data$
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Steve Selvin

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195172805

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.001.0001

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Survival Data: Estimation Of Risk

Survival Data: Estimation Of Risk

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(p.378) 12 SURVIVAL DATA: ESTIMATION OF RISK
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Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data
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Steve Selvin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.12

Therapeutic trials usually involve individuals observed over time where the outcome might be death or the recurrence of a specific disease. A basic characteristic that separates survival data from other kinds of data is that the outcome is frequently not observed for all study subjects. Special statistical methods exist to compensate for the incomplete nature of this kind of data. The theory and application of these methods is called survival analysis. This chapter discusses two general approaches to survival analysis — one parametric and one nonparametric.

Keywords:   survival analysis, risk estimation, survival data, survival time, parametric model

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