Most studies that involve following patient outcomes for long periods of time are subject to loss of patients to follow-up. To account for such loss while gleaning the maximal amount of information from the data available requires special techniques.
- Cox proportional hazards regression
- Hazard ratio
- Kaplan-Meier estimates
- Loss to follow-up
- Statistical test
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine