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Hazard function

  1. Dec 17, 2004 #1
    Anyone know how to find the hazard function when given the survival function. I am able to calculate the cumulative hazard function, but cannot find a formula for just the hazard function. survival function is:
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    Or if you don't have them available for, say, a specific distribution, go with numerical approximations.
  5. Jun 24, 2010 #4
    The hazard function is:

    h(t)=- \frac{d Ln[S(t)]}{dt}

    The cumulative hazard function is:

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