Revista Colombiana de Estadística
Print version ISSN 0120-1751
BORGES P, RAFAEL EDUARDO. Survival Data Analysis of Patients with Peritoneal Dialysis. Rev.Colomb.Estad. [online]. 2005, vol.28, n.2, pp. 243-259. ISSN 0120-1751.
A survival analysis in patients that assisted to the peritoneal dialysis service of the Hospital Clínico Universitario de Caracas, Venezuela, between 1980 y 1997, using death as event of interest is presented. Estimation of the survival function by the Kaplan-Meier estimator, Semi-parametric proportional hazard models (Cox models), verification of the assumptions of the models and residual analysis are included. In the Cox model, diabetes, age and Quetellet" s index are used as covariates.
Keywords : Survival Analysis; Kaplan-Meier estimator; proportional hazard model (Cox model); continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.