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Kaplan-Meier, marginal or conditional probability curves in summarizing competing risks failure time data?

Abstract

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.

Authors

Pepe MS, Mori M

Source

Statistics in medicine 12:8 1993 Apr 30 pg 737-51

MeSH

Bone Marrow Transplantation
Cause of Death
Data Display
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Graft vs Host Disease
Humans
Incidence
Leukemia
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Probability
Proportional Hazards Models
Risk Factors
Survival Rate
Treatment Failure

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

Language

eng

PubMed ID

8516591