Cox Proportional Hazards Model


Health Economics

  • A semiparametric model for duration analysis. A form of multiple regression used in exploring the simultaneous effects of multiple variables on survival. The model is 'proportional' because it entails the as sumption that the effect of covariates is to multiply the basic hazard function by a constant.
  • synonymProportional Hazards Regression Model
    (written as Cox proportional hazards model)