15. Survival Analysis

  1. Jay S. Kim Ph.D. and
  2. Ronald J. Dailey Ph.D.

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470388303.ch15

Biostatistics for Oral Healthcare

Biostatistics for Oral Healthcare

How to Cite

Kim, J. S. and Dailey, R. J. (2008) Survival Analysis, in Biostatistics for Oral Healthcare, Blackwell Munksgaard, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470388303.ch15

Author Information

  1. Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California 92350

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813828183

Online ISBN: 9780470388303

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Keywords:

  • survival analysis;
  • biomedical sciences;
  • research projects;
  • data analysis;
  • mortality rate

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Person—Time Method and Mortality Rate

  • Life Table Analysis

  • Hazard Function

  • Kaplan—Meier Product Limit Estimator

  • Comparing Survival Functions

  • Piecewise Exponential Estimator (PEXE)

  • Exercises

  • References