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Expected survival in the Cox model.

Abstract:

The survival in a group of patients is calculated using a Kaplan-Meier curve and the hypothesis that the survival can be predicted by a specified Cox hazard is studied. This Cox hazard is obtained from a previous study of similar patients. A simple test of the hypothesis is constructed by comparing a suitable average of the individual predicted survival curves with the observed survival. Three averaging procedures are presented; "direct adjusted survival curve", "Bonsel's surviv...

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Journal:
Scandinavian Journal of Statistics
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Publication date:
1997
URN:
uuid:9e23843c-935f-47cb-8f45-b015fab50944
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14487
Language:
English

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