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Introduction to Biostatistics with JMP by Steve Figard

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Chapter 17: Survival Analysis

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.

Doug Larson

Introduction

So, What Is It?

A Primary Problem or Consideration

The Solution: Censoring

Comparing Survival with Kaplan-Meier Curves

Modeling Survival

Quantitating Survival: Hazard Ratios

Introduction

In our last chapter (Chapter 16) we exhausted our exploration of the master flowchart of Figure 2.2. But we are not done yet, of course. That flowchart provides only the basics of the simpler forms of statistical analysis. As with most disciplines, there are further depths into which to plunge to access additional information or to address specific problems that require different approaches. Regardless, our ...

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