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BST 761

Course Information

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Biostatistics

Time to Event Analysis

Analysis of time to event data encountered in Public Health and Medicine. Survival distributions and hazard functions. Time to event analysis using Kaplan-Meier method and life-table method. Accelerated failure time model, logit model for discrete data, complimentary log-log model, and proportional hazards model. Tests for goodness-of-fit, graphical methods, and residual and influence statistics. Time- dependent covariates, non-proportional hazards, left truncation, and late entry into the risk set. Sample size and power, competing risks, and time to event analysis with missing data. Prereq: STA 580 or equivalent.