2012-1: Partial Likelihood Ratio Tests for the Cox model under Complex Sampling

We develop an analogue of the likelihood ratio test for Cox proportional hazards models fitted to sample survey data.  We look at methods for computing the asymptotic distribution and at ways of improving the small sample performance.  The methods are illustrated with examples using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and from a stratified case-cohort study.

Thomas Lumley, Alastair Scott

Now published: read at Statistics in Medicine