Publisher description for Statistical methods for survival data analysis / Elisa T. Lee and John Wenyu Wang.

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Counter Third Edition brings the text up to date with new material and updated references. * New content includes an introduction to left and interval censored data; the log-logistic distribution; estimation procedures for left and interval censored data; parametric methods iwth covariates; Cox's proportional hazards model (including stratification and time-dependent covariates); and multiple responses to the logistic regression model. * Coverage of graphical methods has been deleted. * Large data sets are provided on an FTP site for readers' convenience. * Bibliographic remarks conclude each chapter.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Medicine Research Statistical methods, Failure time data analysis, Prognosis Statistical methods