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Concluding Remarks

Guo Shenyang

in Survival Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It comments on criticisms of studies using survival analysis, and on directions for future development. It calls for the continuous ... More


Computing Software Packages for Survival Analysis

Guo Shenyang

in Survival Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

All commercial software packages offer procedures for survival analysis. This chapter provides an overview to highlight key issues in programming with SAS, SPSS, and Stata.


Introduction

Guo Shenyang

in Survival Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This introductory chapter begins with a description of survival analysis. It then discusses why and when survival analysis is needed, and the significance of conducting survival analysis. An overview ... More


Profit scoring and dynamic models

Lyn C. Thomas

in Consumer Credit Models: Pricing, Profit and Portfolios

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232130
eISBN:
9780191715914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232130.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter begins by reviewing the role of behavioural scoring and risk/reward matrices in the way a lender manages borrowers. It points out that current methods do not allow for the future changes ... More


Key Concepts and Descriptive Approaches

Shenyang Guo

in Survival Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter reviews key concepts of survival analysis, two descriptive methods (i.e., the life-table approach and the Kaplan–Meier estimate of survivor function), and graphic approaches. These ... More


Event Time Analysis

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.26
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes statistical methods for taking account of unequal attrition, that is, different follow-up times across exposed and unexposed groups in a cohort study. It considers methods for ... More


Survival Data: Estimation Of Risk

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.12
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

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 ... More


Analysis of DNA methylation in cancer

Fabian Model, Jörn Lewin, Catherine Lofton-Day, and Gunter Weiss

in Statistics and Informatics in Molecular Cancer Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532872
eISBN:
9780191714467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532872.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

This chapter gives an overview of algorithms and statistical methods used for measuring and analyzing DNA methylation in cancer research. It starts with a short introduction into the biology of DNA ... More


Event History Data

Ludwig Fahrmeir and Thomas Kneib

in Bayesian Smoothing and Regression for Longitudinal, Spatial and Event History Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199533022
eISBN:
9780191728501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533022.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

This chapter extends Bayesian approaches for smoothing and regression developed in previous chapters to regression models for survival and event history data with structured additive predictors. This ... More


Survival Data: Proportional Hazards Model

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.13
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The success of a model-based approach depends on choosing a model that accurately reflects the relationships within the data. This choice requires knowledge of the statistical properties of the model ... More


Evaluation of Risks, Decision Making, and Outcomes

Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

in Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Few people conduct a truly thorough and thoughtful evaluation of the evidence before they make a health-related decision. This chapter describes and evaluates strategies for making decisions based on ... More


The Parametric Models

Guo Shenyang

in Survival Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents a review of parametric models (exponential model, Weibull model, piecewise exponential model). Parametric models are the method from which the contemporary survival analysis ... More


Cities, Redistribution, and Regime Survival

Jeremy L. Wallace

in Cities and Stability: Urbanization, Redistribution, and Regime Survival in China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199378982
eISBN:
9780199379019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378982.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The third chapter examines the survival patterns of authoritarian regimes after World War II, demonstrating the dangers cities pose to such nondemocratic regimes. Simple attempts to buy off urbanites ... More


Foreign Aid and Democratic Development in Africa

Simone Dietrich and Joseph Wright

in Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unravelling the Impact of Foreign Aid

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686285
eISBN:
9780191766206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686285.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the past two decades, donors increasingly linked foreign aid to democracy objectives in sub-Saharan Africa. Yet systematic research on this topic typically focuses on how aid influences ... More


Factors of Post-Conflict Peace Stabilization

Richard Caplan

in Measuring Peace: Principles, Practices, and Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198810360
eISBN:
9780191847356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810360.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter (co-written with Anke Hoeffler) seeks to identify factors that contribute to post-conflict peace stabilization based on a quantitative analysis using duration (survival) analysis and a ... More


Patterns of New Party Persistence and Sustainability in Seventeen Democracies

Nicole Bolleyer

in New Parties in Old Party Systems: Persistence and Decline in Seventeen Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646067
eISBN:
9780191755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646067.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines which factors shape new parties’ organizational persistence looking at new parties’ overall life cycles and of their electoral sustainability, i.e. whether they manage to ... More


Mixture models for overdispersed data

Jonathan R. Rhodes

in Ecological Statistics: Contemporary theory and application

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199672547
eISBN:
9780191796487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672547.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Ecological data often do not conform to the assumptions of standard probability distributions and this has important implications for the validity of statistical inference. A common reason for this ... More


Introduction

Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber

in Longer-term Consequences of the Great Recession on the Lives of Europeans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198708711
eISBN:
9780191779572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708711.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the reader to the topics covered in the book. It explains in what sense and to what extent the analysis of individual-level survey data can be informative on the way the ... More


Anatomy of Financial Hardship

Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber

in Longer-term Consequences of the Great Recession on the Lives of Europeans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198708711
eISBN:
9780191779572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708711.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter uses life-history data covering a number of European countries (SHARELIFE) to analyse what makes people likely to fall into financial hardship. The analysis highlights the all-important ... More


Duration to Coverage: Dynamics of Access to Social Security in the Egyptian Labor Market in the 1998–2012 Period

Rania Roushdy and Irène Selwaness

in The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the dynamics of having access to social insurance (SI) coverage in the Egyptian labor market among wage workers throughout 1998 to 2012. The chapter explores how long it ... More


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