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Survival analysis. Techniques for censored and truncated data. 2nd ed. (English) Zbl 1011.62106
Statistics for Biology and Health. New York, NY: Springer. xv, 536 p. (2003).
[For the review of the first edition from 1997 see Zbl 0871.62091.]
The second edition contains some new material as well as solutions to the odd-numbered revised exercises. New material consists of a discussion of summary statistics for competing risks probabilities in Chapter 2 and the estimation process for these probabilities in Chapter 4. A new section on tests of the equality of survival curves at a fixed point in time is added in Chapter 7. In Chapter 8, an expanded discussion is presented on how to code covariates and a new section on discretizing a continuous covariate is added. A new section on Lin and Ying’s additive hazards regression model [D.Y. Lin and Z. Ying, Lect. Notes Stat. 123, 185-198 (1997; Zbl 0916.62079); Ann. Stat. 23, No. 5, 1712-1734 (1995; Zbl 0844.62082); Biometrika 81, No. 1, 61-71 (1994; Zbl 0796.62099)] is presented in Chapter 10.

MSC:
62Nxx Survival analysis and censored data
62P10 Applications of statistics to biology and medical sciences; meta analysis
62-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to statistics
62M99 Inference from stochastic processes
62-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to statistics
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