Kaplan–Meier Estimator

Authored by: Hongyu Jiang , Jason Fine

Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics

Print publication date:  August  2018
Online publication date:  August  2018

Print ISBN: 9781498733953
eBook ISBN: 9781351110273
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The Kaplan–Meier is a nonparametric estimator of distribution function of a time to event variable in the presence of independent censoring. This entry provides the method of formulation for the estimator and addresses its relation to other estimators, and gives an example to illustrate the methodology.

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