# survival probability

## survival probability

[sər′vī·vəl ‚präb·ə‚bil·əd·ē]
(ordnance)
The chance that a target will survive a given operation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A dramatic drop in deck survival probability for bridges without observed improvement occurs in conditions 9 and 8 after 3 and 4 years, respectively.
Suppose that the associated random walk constructed by the logarithms of the Perron roots of the reproduction mean matrices has negative mean and assuming some additional conditions, we find the asymptotics of the survival probability at time n as n [right arrow] [infinity].
It is recommended to calculate a long-term survival probability of beams by the analytical method of transformed conditional probabilities.
We used mark--recapture analysis (9) to estimate that adult survival probability was 0.64 (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.53-0.74) from September 2005 through February 2006, compared with an expected survival of 0.87 (95% CI 0.85-0.89), according to data from the previous 10 years (data not shown).
The survival probability of people in life-threatening situations in Springfield has increased 6 percent since 2002, according to fire officials.
For this model the probability of moving between columns (at least 8-28 m) was 0, while average survival probabilities were high (survival probability across shorter sampling intervals p [+ or -] s.e.
Tables of data sources for each country appear first, followed by comparative tables of life expectancy at birth, survival probability from age 15 to 60, infant mortality rate by sex, and under-five mortality rate by sex.
The regulation will require passenger aircraft to have stronger seats, which are designed to increase the survival probability of passengers and flight attendants.
Zagrodny, 2004, "Reinsurance Arrangements Maximizing Insurer's Survival Probability", Journal of Risk and Insurance, 71:421-435
The figures compare the five-year survival probability rates for those diagnosed with cancer in 1977 to 1981 and those diagnosed in 1997 to 2001.
The study compared five-year survival probability rates for those diagnosed with the main 25 cancers from 1977-1981 up to 1997-2001.
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