Generalizations of Current Status Data with Applications

  • Nicholas P. Jewell
  • Mark van der Laan


In estimation of a survival function, current status data arises when the only information available on individuals is their survival status at a single monitoring time. Here, we briefly review extensions of this form of data structure in two directions: (i) doubly censored current status data, where there is incomplete information on the origin of the failure time random variable, and (ii) current status information on more complicated stochastic processes. Simple examples of these data forms are presented for motivation.


Human Immunodeficiency Virus Nonparametric Maximum Likelihood Current Status Data Partner Study Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Individual 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas P. Jewell
    • 1
  • Mark van der Laan
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Biostatistics and Department of StatisticsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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