Introduction to Cox (1972) Regression Models and Life-Tables

  • Ross L. Prentice
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In this paper, Sir David Cox proposed a stimulating and pioneering procedure for the regression analysis of censored failure time data. Within a few years of publication, this procedure became a data analytic standard in a number of application areas, most notably in the biomedical sciences. The procedure has also stimulated considerable related methodologic development.


Failure Time Partial Likelihood Baseline Hazard Function Failure Time Data Epidemiologic Cohort Study 
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  • Ross L. Prentice
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  1. 1.Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterUSA

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