Re: [R] Interval censoring in Survival analysis

From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Fri 11 Mar 2005 - 03:01:57 EST

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005, AMOROS NAVARRO, ALEX wrote:

> Hi,
>

> I would like to know if R programme allows doing different kinds of
> censoring in his last version. What kind of package should I use and is
> this censoring applicable to parametric and semi-parametric(Cox) models?
>

To some extent.

The "survival" package allows left censoring and interval censoring, but only for parametric models. The Icens package estimates survival curves for interval censored data (including multivariate times), but does not do regression.

I am not aware of any package that allows semiparametric regression modelling of interval censored or doubly censored data.

         -thomas



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