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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.

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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.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Survival Rate" by people in this website by year, and whether "Survival Rate" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 271 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2009 and 2012 and 2015
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