STAT 876: Introduction to Survival Analysis

Prereqs: STAT 801.
STAT 876 is offered every other odd-numbered calendar year. Knowledge of at least one statistical package (SAS, R, Splus, SPS) is required.
Application, theory and computational aspects of survival analysis. Survival and hazard functions; parametric models for survival data; censoring and truncation mechanisms; nonparametric estimation (confidence bands for the survival function, interval estimation of the mean and median survival time); univariate estimation of the hazard function; hypothesis testing; regression models (with fixed covariates, with time dependent covariates); and model diagnostics.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom