Statistics in Medicine

Table of Contents

Volume 19 Issue 2 (30 January 2000)


Research Articles

Prognostic models based on literature and individual patient data in logistic regression analysis

  • Author: E. W. Steyerberg, M. J. C. Eijkemans, J. C. Van Houwelingen, K. L. Lee, J. D. F. Habbema
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<141::AID-SIM334>3.0.CO;2-O (p 141-160)

Using AIDS mortality data to reconstruct HIV/AIDS epidemics

  • Author: Angela B. Mariotto, Arduino Verdecchia
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<161::AID-SIM298>3.0.CO;2-7 (p 161-174)

Uncertainty of AIDS incubation time and its effects on back‐calculation estimates

  • Author: Anna Gigli, Arduino Verdecchia
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<175::AID-SIM299>3.0.CO;2-S (p 175-189)

A test for spatial disease clustering adjusted for multiple testing

  • Author: Toshiro Tango
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<191::AID-SIM281>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 191-204)

Sample size calculation for planning group sequential longitudinal trials

  • Author: Aiyi Liu, James M. Boyett, Xiaoping Xiong
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<205::AID-SIM295>3.0.CO;2-7 (p 205-220)

Bayesian accelerated failure time analysis with application to veterinary epidemiology

  • Author: Edward J. Bedrick, Ronald Christensen, Wesley O. Johnson
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<221::AID-SIM328>3.0.CO;2-C (p 221-237)

Smoking during pregnancy: foetal growth retardation and other risks for the newborn

  • Author: Andre Bouckaert
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<239::AID-SIM300>3.0.CO;2-D (p 239-254)

Total deviation index for measuring individual agreement with applications in laboratory performance and bioequivalence

  • Author: Lawrence I‐Kuei Lin
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<255::AID-SIM293>3.0.CO;2-8 (p 255-270)

Letters to the Editor

R 2 : a useful measure of model performance when predicting a dichotomous outcome by A. Ash and M. Schwartz, Statistics in Medicine , 18 , 375–384 (1999)

  • Author: Marc Buyse
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<271::AID-SIM375>3.0.CO;2-B (p 271-274)

Book Reviews

Petit Cours de Statistique. Klaus Krickeberg, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1996 (in French). No. of pages: ix+149. Price: DM29. ISBN 3‐540‐61609‐8

  • Author: Irène Gijbels
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<275::AID-SIM331>3.0.CO;2-F (p 275-276)

Econometric Analysis of Count Data. 2nd edn, R. Winkelmann, Springer‐Verlag, 1997. No. of pages: 193. Price: £55.50, $85.90, DM 128. ISBN 3‐540‐62201‐2

  • Author: Frank Windmeijer
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<276::AID-SIM329>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 276-277)

Multivariate Dependencies. Models, Analysis and Interpretation. D. R. Cox and N. Wermuth, Chapman & Hall, London, 1996, No. of pages: 272. Price: £39. ISBN 0‐412‐75410‐X

  • Author: Morten Frydenberg
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<277::AID-SIM330>3.0.CO;2-C (p 277-278)

Biplots. J. C. Gower and D. J. Hand, Chapman & Hall, London, 1996. No. of pages: xvi+277. Price: £32. ISBN 0‐412‐71630‐5

  • Author: Tiberiu Postelnicu
  • Pub Online: Jan 18, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000130)19:2<278::AID-SIM332>3.0.CO;2-3 (p 278-280)

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