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Applied Survival Analysis

Chap T. Le

ISBN: 978-0-471-17085-3 October 1997 280 Pages


This concise, application-oriented text is designed to meet the needs of practitioners and students in applied fields in its coverage of major, updated methods in the analysis of survival data. Includes analysis of standardized mortality ratios, methods for proving attenuation of healthy worker effects, ordinal risk factors and other new areas of research. Timely and diverse case studies are presented, plus a complete data set on ESRD patients on hemodialysis. Moderate level of mathematics required.
Basic Concepts in Survival Analysis.

Estimation of Functions and Parameters.

Comparison of Survival Distributions.

Correlation and Regression Analyses.