25. Survival Analysis

  1. Michael J. Crawley

Published Online: 14 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch25

The R Book

The R Book

How to Cite

Crawley, M. J. (2007) Survival Analysis, in The R Book, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch25

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London at Silwood Park, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470510247

Online ISBN: 9780470515075

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Keywords:

  • survival analysis;
  • simple Monte Carlo experiment;
  • survivorship curve plots;
  • density function;
  • age-specific hazard models;
  • Cox proportional hazards model;
  • Cox's proportional hazards;
  • censoring indicator

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Monte Carlo Experiment

  • Background

  • The Exponential Distribution

  • Kaplan-Meier Survival Distributions

  • Age-Specific Hazard Models

  • Survival analysis in R

  • Parametric analysis

  • Cox's Proportional Hazards

  • Models with Censoring