An introduction to survival analysis using Stata

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Stata Press, 2004 - Business & Economics - 308 pages
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Developing the statistical concepts unique to survival data, An Introduction to Survival Analysis Using Stata, Revised Edition includes statistical theory, step-by-step procedures for analyzing survival data, a detailed usage guide for Stata's most widely used st commands, and pointers for using Stata to analyze survival data and present the results. The book covers basic theoretical concepts, censoring and truncation, and the preparation of survival data for analysis using Stata's st analysis commands. It also discusses Cox regression and includes various examples of fitting a Cox model, obtaining predictions, interpreting results, building models, and modeling diagnostics. The final chapters fit parametric models using Stata's streg command.

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Contents

The problem of survival analysis
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Describing the distribution of failure times
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Hazard models
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