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Analysis of Censored Data: Examples

  • Heping Zhang
  • Burton Singer
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)

Abstract

Censored survival time is the outcome of numerous studies. We select a few examples from the medical literature to give a glimpse of the scope of studies involving censored survival time. Although survival time is usually the time to death, it can be broadly referred to as the time to the occurrence of an event of interest. For example, age of onset for breast cancer can be interpreted as a survival time.

Keywords

Survival Time Terminal Node Survival Duration Recursive Partitioning Censor Survival Data 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heping Zhang
    • 1
  • Burton Singer
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Epidemiology and Public Health School of MedicineYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Office of Population ResearchPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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