Kaplan—meier, marginal or conditional probability curves in summarizing competing risks failure time data?

Margaret Sullivan Pepe, Motomi Mori

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)737-751
Number of pages15
JournalStatistics in Medicine
Volume12
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 30 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Statistics and Probability

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