Censored data are inherent in any analysis, like Event History or Survival Analysis, in which the outcome measures the Time to Event (TTE). Censoring occurs when the event doesn’t occur for an observed individual during the time we observe them.
Despite the name, the event of “survival” could be any categorical event that you would like to describe the mean or median TTE. To take the censoring into account, though, you need to make sure your data are set up correctly.
Here is a simple example, for a data set that measures days after surgery until an [Read more…] about How to Set up Censored Data for Event History Analysis