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Title: NIH - A Conceptual Approach to Survival Analysis

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Title NIH - A Conceptual Approach to Survival Analysis
Contributor/Contact Laura Lee Johnson, PhD
Institution NIH
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URL_Web_Link Link to slides: A Conceptual Approach to Survival Analysis
Type of Course Multi-presentation
Level of Course Beginning, Mid-level
Audience Graduate Student, Clinical Researcher
Topics Description Objectives
• “Conceptual Approach”
• Recognize some vocabulary used in survival analysis and a few commonly used statistical methods for time to event data in medical research
• Interpret Kaplan Meier graph
• Interpret a covariate from a Cox model
• Understand a few of the assumptions for basic types of survival models
Software Program



Keywords Survival or time to event
Median survival
Outcome variable
Event time
Time origin
Time scale
Sample size
Right censoring: withdrawals
Independent censoring
Hazard fundtions
Competing risks
Independence assumption
Kaplan Meier
Log rank
Stratified log rank
Cox Proportional Hazards Model
Time-Dependent Survival Curves
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Type of Activity Course Slides
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Topic revision: r4 - 08 Oct 2012 - 15:31:57 - MaryBanach

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