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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


Analysis of Time to Failure

Theodore R. Holford

in Multivariate Methods in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195124408
eISBN:
9780199864270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124408.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers nonparametric methods for summarizing the occurrence of failures over time. The survival curve is the most commonly used summary, and actuarial, piecewise constant, and product ... More


Individual Subjective Survival Curves

Li Gan, Michael D. Hurd, and Daniel McFadden (eds)

in Analyses in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902869
eISBN:
9780226903217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903217.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines individual subjective survival probabilities using data from the Asset and Health Dynamics among the Oldest Old (AHEAD) and the Health and Retirement Survey (HRS). It proposes a ... More


Survival analysis:living with kidney failure

Peter J. Diggle and Amanda G. Chetwynd

in Statistics and Scientific Method: An Introduction for Students and Researchers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199543182
eISBN:
9780191774867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543182.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

This chapter discusses the analysis of data in the form of lifetimes, whose distinctive feature is that the data are often censored. For example, in studying the survival times of patients being ... More


Measuring Disease

Daniel Westreich

in Epidemiology by Design: A Causal Approach to the Health Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190665760
eISBN:
9780190665791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665760.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

The first task of epidemiology is to understand in some depth the concepts of prevalence and incidence, how to quantify them, and key types of error that can affect the measurements of each. In ... More


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