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Adjusting for Time-Varying Confounding in Survival Analysis

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Barber, Jennifer S., Susan A. Murphy, and N. Verbitsky. 2004. "Adjusting for Time-Varying Confounding in Survival Analysis." Sociological Methodology, 34:163-192.

In this paper we illustrate how directly including endogenous time-varying confounders in the model of the effect of an exposure on a response can lead to bias in discrete time survival analysis. An alternative to this method is Hern·n, Brumback and Robinsí (1999) use of sample weights to adjust for endogenous

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