Examples of Survival Data
The problem of analyzing time to event data arises in a number of applied fields, such as medicine, biology, public health, epidemiology, engineering, economics, and demography. Although the statistical tools we shall present are applicable to all these disciplines, our focus is on applying the techniques to biology and medicine. In this chapter, we present some examples drawn from these fields that are used throughout the text to illustrate the statistical techniques we shall describe.
KeywordsBone Marrow Transplant Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Acute GVHD Death Time Negative Axillary Lymph Node
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