Applied Survival Analysis Using R

Applied Survival Analysis Using R

by Dirk F. Moore

Paperback(1st ed. 2016)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319312439
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/12/2016
Series: Use R!
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dirk F. Moore is Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Rutgers School of Public Health and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. He received a Ph.D. in biostatistics from the University of Washington in Seattle and, prior to joining Rutgers, was a faculty member in the Statistics Department at Temple University. He has published numerous papers on the theory and application of survival analysis and other biostatistics methods to clinical trials and epidemiology studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Basic Principles of Survival Analysis.- Nonparametric Survival Curve Estimation.- Nonparametric Comparison of Survival Distributions.- Regression Analysis Using the Proportional Hazards Model.- Model Selection and Interpretation.- Model Diagnostics.- Time Dependent Covariates.- Multiple Survival Outcomes and Competing Risks.- Parametric Models.- Sample Size Determination for Survival Studies.- Additional Topics.- References.- Appendix A.- Index.- R Package Index.

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