Evaluation and Extensions of a Structural Equation Modeling Approach to the Analysis of Survival Data

  title={Evaluation and Extensions of a Structural Equation Modeling Approach to the Analysis of Survival Data},
  author={Samuel F. Posner and Laura Baker},
  journal={Behavior Genetics},
Recently a new method for the analysis of survival data using a structural equation modeling approach has been suggested by Pickles and colleagues using twin data they demonstrated the application of this model to study the correlation in age of onset. The purpose of the current research is twofold: 1) to evaluate the statistical performance of the model as presented by Pickles and colleagues, and 2) to expand and evaluate the model in more applications, including both genetically informative… 
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