Kaplan-Meier, marginal or conditional probability curves in summarizing competing risks failure time data?
In the context of competing risks the Kaplan-Meier estimator is often unsuitable for summarizing failure time data. We discuss some alternative descriptive methods including marginal probability and conditional probability estimators. Two-sample test statistics are also presented.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98104.
SourceStatistics in medicine 12:8 1993 Apr 30 pg 737-51
MeSHBone Marrow Transplantation
Cause of Death
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Graft vs Host Disease
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Proportional Hazards Models
Pub Type(s)Journal Article
Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.