Assumptions regarding right censoring in the presence of left truncation

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Abstract

Clinical studies using complex sampling often involve both truncation and censoring, where there are options for the assumptions of independence of censoring and event and for the relationship between censoring and truncation. In this paper, we clarify these choices, show certain equivalences, and provide examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-17
Number of pages6
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Volume87
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2014

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Keywords

  • Censoring
  • Cross-sectional sampling
  • Quasi-independence
  • Truncation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty

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