Summary: ''Since publication of the first edition nearly a decade ago, analyses using time-to-event methods have increased considerably in all areas of scientific inquiry, mainly as a result of model-building methods available in modern statistical software packages. However, there has been minimal coverage in the available literature to guide researchers, practitioners, and students who wish to apply these methods to health-related areas of study. Applied Survival Analysis, Second Edition pr ...show moreovides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to regression modeling for time-to-event data in medical, epidemiological, biostatistical, and other health-related research.'' ''Analyses throughout the text are performed using Stata Version 9, and an accompanying FTP site contains the data sets used in the book. Applied Survival Analysis, Second Edition is an ideal book for graduate-level courses in biostatistics, statistics, and epidemiologic methods. It also serves as a reference for practitioners and resarchers in any health-related field or for professionals in insurance and government.''--BOOK JACKET. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 08
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