Survival Models and Data Analysis. Wiley Classics Library

  • ID: 2244888
  • Book
  • 458 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Survival analysis deals with the distribution of life times, essentially the times from an initiating event such as birth or the start of a job to some terminal event such as death or pension. This book, originally published in 1980, surveys and analyzes methods that use survival measurements and concepts, and helps readers apply the appropriate method for a given situation. Four broad sections cover introductions to data, univariate survival function, multiple–failure data, and advanced topics.
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SURVIVAL MEASUREMENTS AND CONCEPTS.

Survival Data.

Measures of Mortality and Morbidity. Ratios, Proportions, and Means.

Survival Distributions.

MORTALITY EXPERIENCES AND LIFE TABLES.

Life Tables: Fundamentals and Construction.

Complete Mortality Data. Estimation of Survival Function.

Incomplete Mortality Data: Follow–Up Studies.

Fitting Parametric Survival Distributions.

Comparison of Mortality Experiences.

MULTIPLE TYPES OF FAILURE.

Theory of Competing Causes: Probabilistic Approach.

Multiple Decrement Life Tables.

Single Decrement Life Tables Associated with Multiple Decrement Life Tables: Their Interpretation and Meaning.

Estimation and Testing Hypotheses in Competing Risk Analysis.

SOME MORE ADVANCED TOPICS.

Concomitant Variables in Lifetime Distributions Models.

Age of Onset Distributions.

Models of Aging and Chronic Diseases.

Indexes.
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Regina C. Elandt–Johnson
Norman L. Johnson
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