2. Functions of Survival Time
Published Online: 30 JUN 2003
Copyright © 2003 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Statistical Methods for Survival Data Analysis, Third Edition
How to Cite
Lee, E. T. and Wang, J. W. (2003) Functions of Survival Time, in Statistical Methods for Survival Data Analysis, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471458546.ch2
- Published Online: 30 JUN 2003
- Published Print: 4 APR 2003
Print ISBN: 9780471369974
Online ISBN: 9780471458548
- survival time;
- hazard function;
- density function;
- survival function
Survival distribution is most commonly described by three functions: the survivorship function, the probability density function, and the hazard function. In this chapter we define these three functions and their equivalence relationships. The chapter concludes with a problem solving section.