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Exact and Asymptotic Tests for Sufficient Followup in Censored Survival Data

  title={Exact and Asymptotic Tests for Sufficient Followup in Censored Survival Data},
  author={Ross A. Maller and Sidney Resnick and Soudabeh Shemehsavar},
The existence of immune or cured individuals in a population and whether there is sufficient followup in a sample of censored observations on their lifetimes to be confident of their presence are questions of major importance in medical survival analysis. So far only a few candidates have been put forward as possible test statistics for the existence of sufficient followup in a sample. Here we investigate one such statistic and give a detailed analysis, obtaining an exact finite sample as well… 

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