Incidence densities in a competing events setting

Nadine Grambauer, Martin Schumacher & Jan Beyersmann
Background: The incidence density is an attractive measure in epidemiological applications, e.g., for infectious disease data. However, incidence densities may be misleading, if the constant hazard assumption fails [ref:1]. Another difficulty arises, if competing events are present, e.g., [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]