The sequential comparison of survival curves

N. J.D. Nagelkerke, A. A.M. Hart

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SUMMARY: The sequential probability ratio test is extended to the use of partial likelihoods in order to obtain a sequential test for the study of censored survival data. Second-order approximations to this test yield well-known approaches to the sequential comparison of survival curves.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247-249
Number of pages3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes


  • Censored survival data
  • Likelihood ratio sequential test
  • Partial likelihood
  • Proportional hazard
  • Wald test

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • General Mathematics
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics


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