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|Title:||Providing more up-to-date estimates of patient survival: a comparison of standard survival analysis with period analysis using life-table methods and proportional hazards models.|
|Authors:||Smith, Lucy K.|
|Citation:||J CLIN EPIDEMIOL, 2004, 57 (1), pp. 14-20|
|Abstract:||Standard survival methods can yield out-of-date estimates of long-term survival. Period analysis, based on life-table methodology, provides more up-to-date survival estimates by exploring survival during a restricted recent period of interest. It excludes the short-term survival of patients recruited at the start of the study. We use statistical models to further develop the method of period analysis, providing more up-to-date estimates of survival and the ability to explore differences in survival by covariates and adjust for case mix.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Health Sciences|
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