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Survival Rate

"Survival Rate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Survival Rate" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Survival Rate" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 6527 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 444 publications in 2018
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