The Statistical Analysis of Failure Time Data

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Wiley, Sep 9, 2002 - Mathematics - 462 pages
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Failure Time Models
Inference in Parametric Models and Related Topics
Relative Risk Cox Regression Models

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JOHN D. KALBFLEISCH, PhD, is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

ROSS L. PRENTICE, PhD, is Professor of Biostatistics at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington in Seattle.

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