PROPHET StatGuide: Survival function comparison tests

For survival data recorded for individuals, test the null hypothesis that two more more samples are from populations that follow the same survival function, using the Mantel-Cox log-rank test, the Gehan-Breslow test, or the Tarone-Ware test.



To properly analyze and interpret results of survival tests, you should be familiar with the following terms and concepts: If you are not familiar with these terms and concepts, you are advised to consult with a statistician. Failure to understand and properly apply survival tests may result in drawing erroneous conclusions from your data. Additionally, you may want to consult the following references:

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Last modified: February 20, 1997

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