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Survival Analysis

"Survival Analysis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Survival Analysis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Survival Analysis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 267 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2018
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