Term: Kaplan-Meier Curve

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-04-20

Definition:

A non-parametric analysis of data that deals with time until the occurrence of any well-defined event, such as death. This analysis is not based on any assumption of the distribution of the survival times.

References 

  • Garland A, Fransoo R, Olafson K, Ramsey C, Yogendran M, Chateau D, McGowan K. The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Critical Illness in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)