This is a super, super Twitter thread that nicely illustrates the problem of using survival analysis to predict positive outcomes (e.g., time to recovery). He does a great job in the first few tweets of reminding you what the data structure of
a time-to-event data set looks like, and then promptly illustrates the problem when applied to something like “time to recovery” from COVID.
I know you’re not in my class anymore, and I won’t keep sending messages forever, but I also am unable to just turn off my teacher brain :-).
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