hazard function

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hazard function

A formula used to estimate the prognosis of a person who has already survived an illness for a specific time.
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The research team also found that a genetic difference in some patients is associated with increased filling failure rates.
First of all, we identified the higher failure rate function.
The high volumes of these devices sold could also affect the high failure rate, the study says.
Given this understanding of the relationship between occurrence and failure rate, it is more intuitive to approach mathematical operations involving occurrence by converting to failure rates and then back to occurrence at the end.
Why would the children in Rochester not getting a tympanocentesis, being treated with the same antibiotic, same dose, and same definition of clinical failure, during the same time frame, and having the same bacteria with the same antibiotic resistance rates have a clinical failure rate of 14%, compared with the 34% in the NEJM study?
Out of the 58 percent of iOS devices that failed, iPhone 6 had the highest failure rate (29 percent), followed by iPhone 6S (23 percent) and iPhone 6S Plus (14 percent).
Of course, there are many types of IT equipment and each of them may have a different failure rate profile, but the x-factors are based on the most common IT equipment in data centers: volume servers.
3 spot, which has featured names like Donald Bradman and Ricky Ponting, sees an average failure rate of 49 per cent, while Tendulkar's No.
The officials attributed the high failure rates to students, their parents and the school administration for not devoting proper attention to the subject, saying the results this year were no different from the last five years.
Components in the system are non-identical with the failure rate
The study's authors said their study was possibly limited because of the fact that participants were at high risk for unintended pregnancy and had to be willing to switch to a new contraceptive method, "which may have resulted in overestimation of contraceptive failure rates.
Of the 88 bilateral attempts, there was an overall technical failure rate of 21.
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