Statistics review 12: Survival analysis
- ISSN: 1466-609X
- ISBN: 1466-609X (Electronic)\r1364-8535 (Linking)
- DOI: 10.1186/cc2955
- PubMed: 15469602
This review introduces methods of analyzing data arising from studies where the response variable is the length of time taken to reach a certain end-point, often death. The Kaplan-Meier methods, log rank test and Cox's proportional hazards model are described.