Survival analysis is concerned with time to the occurrence of an event, such as death, recurrence or disease, or failure of an implanted medical device. Computing only the overall proportion surviving the event neglects the important aspect of time. We need a measure that accounts not only for whether patients die, but also for when they die. In other words, we want to look at the pattern of dying over time. © 2008 Springer-Verlag New York.
- Evidence-Based Otolaryngology
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