Reliability and Survival Analysis
Survival data contain duration times until the occurrence of a specific event and are sometimes referred to as event-time response data. The event is usually failure, such as the failure of an engine or death of a patient. If the event does not occur before the end of a study for an observation, the observation is said to be censored.
The Reliability and Survival menu includes several types of survival analysis.
This chapter focuses on univariate survival, the Survival item on the Reliability and Survival menu. Survival calculates estimates of survival functions using the product-limit (Kaplan-Meier) method for one or more groups of either right-censored or complete data. (Complete ...