Statistics in Medicine

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Volume 19 Issue 9 (15 May 2000)


Research Articles

Bootstrap confidence intervals: when, which, what? A practical guide for medical statisticians

  • Author: James Carpenter, John Bithell
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1141::AID-SIM479>3.0.CO;2-F (p 1141-1164)

Estimating HIV incidence using dates of both HIV and AIDS diagnoses

  • Author: Jisheng Cui, Niels G. Becker
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1165::AID-SIM419>3.0.CO;2-7 (p 1165-1177)

Modelling the reproducibility of acoustic rhinometry

  • Author: Markku Nurminen, Maija Hytönen, Eeva Sala
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1179::AID-SIM420>3.0.CO;2-K (p 1179-1189)

Choice of scale for cubic smoothing spline models in medical applications

  • Author: Patrick Royston
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1191::AID-SIM460>3.0.CO;2-1 (p 1191-1205)

Estimation of the contact rate in a seasonal SEIR model: application to chickenpox incidence in France

  • Author: Séverine Deguen, Guy Thomas, Nguyen Phong Chau
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1207::AID-SIM423>3.0.CO;2-L (p 1207-1216)

Genetic analysis of the age at menopause by using estimating equations and Bayesian random effects models

  • Author: K‐A. Do, B. M. Broom, P. Kuhnert, D. L. Duffy, A. A. Todorov, S. A. Treloar, N. G. Martin
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1217::AID-SIM421>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 1217-1235)

Analysing the effects of anaemia on local recurrence of head and neck cancer when covariate values are missing

  • Author: Dongliang Zhuang, Nathaniel Schenker, Jeremy M. G. Taylor, Veronique Mosseri, Bernard Dubray
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1237::AID-SIM481>3.0.CO;2-I (p 1237-1249)



  • Author: Alice S. Whittemore
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1251::AID-SIM524>3.0.CO;2-S (p 1251-1251)


  • Author: Tadeusz Dyba
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1251::AID-SIM530>3.0.CO;2-2 (p 1251-1251)


  • Author: Kung‐Jong Lui
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1251::AID-SIM525>3.0.CO;2-P (p 1251-1251)

Letters to the Editor

Comparative calibration without a gold standard Y. Lu, K. Ye, A. Mathur, S. Hul, T. Fuerst and H. Genant, Statistics in Medicine 1997; 16 :1889–1905

  • Author: Heleno Bolfarine, Filidor Vilca‐Labra
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1253::AID-SIM425>3.0.CO;2-M (p 1253-1254)

Authors' Replies

Authors' Reply

  • Author: Ying Lu, Keying Ye, Aswini Mathur
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1254::AID-SIM426>3.0.CO;2-G (p 1254-1254)

Book Reviews

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. Peter Armitage and Theodore Colton (eds), 6 Volumes, Wiley, Chichester, 1998. No. of pages: 4898. Price: £1495.00. ISBN 0‐471‐97576‐1

  • Author: D. R. Cox
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1255::AID-SIM418>3.0.CO;2-8 (p 1255-1257)

A–Z of Medical Statistics: A Companion for Critical Appraisal. F. Pereira‐Maxwell, Arnold, London, 1998. No. of pages: xi+118, Price: £15.99. ISBN 0‐340‐71940‐0

  • Author: Sarah Shore
  • Pub Online: Apr 25, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000515)19:9<1257::AID-SIM404>3.0.CO;2-F (p 1257-1258)
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