The accelerated failure time model: a useful alternative to the Cox regression model in survival analysis.

@article{Wei1992TheAF,
  title={The accelerated failure time model: a useful alternative to the Cox regression model in survival analysis.},
  author={Lee-Jen Wei},
  journal={Statistics in medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={11 14-15},
  pages={1871-9}
}
For the past two decades the Cox proportional hazards model has been used extensively to examine the covariate effects on the hazard function for the failure time variable. On the other hand, the accelerated failure time model, which simply regresses the logarithm of the survival time over the covariates, has seldom been utilized in the analysis of censored… CONTINUE READING