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Stat Med. 1993 Apr 30;12(8):737-51.

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

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98104.

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.

PMID:
8516591
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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