Statistics in Medicine

Table of Contents

Volume 19 Issue 10 (30 May 2000)


Research Articles

Summarizing the goodness of fit of generalized linear models for longitudinal data

  • Author: Beiyao Zheng
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1265::AID-SIM486>3.0.CO;2-U (p 1265-1275)

Residuals analysis of the generalized linear models for longitudinal data

  • Author: Yue‐Cune Chang
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1277::AID-SIM494>3.0.CO;2-S (p 1277-1293)

Improving interpretability: γ as an alternative to R 2 as a measure of effect size

  • Author: Daniel D. Reidpath, Mark R. Diamond, Gunter Hartel, Paul Glasziou
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1295::AID-SIM493>3.0.CO;2-Z (p 1295-1302)

A latent class mixed model for analysing biomarker trajectories with irregularly scheduled observations

  • Author: Haiqun Lin, Charles E. McCulloch, Bruce W. Turnbull, Elizabeth H. Slate, Larry C. Clark
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1303::AID-SIM424>3.0.CO;2-E (p 1303-1318)

Pros and cons of permutation tests in clinical trials

  • Author: Vance W. Berger
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1319::AID-SIM490>3.0.CO;2-0 (p 1319-1328)

Non‐parametric test of ordered alternatives in incomplete blocks

  • Author: Eunsik Park, Young Jack Lee
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1329::AID-SIM483>3.0.CO;2-S (p 1329-1337)

A quality control measure for longitudinal studies with continuous outcomes

  • Author: Walter T. Ambrosius, Siu L. Hui
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1339::AID-SIM480>3.0.CO;2-# (p 1339-1362)

A comparison of three tests to detect general clustering of a rare disease in Santa Clara County, California

  • Author: Elizabeth G. Hill, Li Ding, Lance A. Waller
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1363::AID-SIM489>3.0.CO;2-O (p 1363-1378)

Book Reviews

Statistical Methods in Medical Research. The Statistics of Smoking. B. S. Everitt, G. Dunn and T. R. Holford (eds), Arnold, London, 1998. No. of pages: 123. Price: £57.00. ISSN 0962‐2802

  • Author: Merete Osler, Eva Prescott
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1379::AID-SIM400>3.0.CO;2-3 (p 1379-1380)

An Introduction to Statistical Modelling. Wojtele J. Krzanowski, Arnold, London, 1998. No. of pages: x+252. Price: £19.99. ISBN 0‐340‐69185‐9

  • Author: Barbara McKnight
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1380::AID-SIM401>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 1380-1381)

Actuarial Models for Disability Insurance. S. Haberman and E. Pitacco, Chapman & Hall, U.K., 1999. No. of pages: ix+280. Price: £35.00. ISBN 0‐849‐30389‐3

  • Author: Daniel Commenges
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1381::AID-SIM402>3.0.CO;2-K (p 1381-1382)

Statistics in Human Genetics. Pak Sham, Arnold, London, 1998. No. of pages: vii+290. Price: £24.99. ISBN 0‐340‐66241‐7

  • Author: Susmita Datta
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1384::AID-SIM461>3.0.CO;2-8 (p 1384-1385)

Mathematics and Statistics in Anaesthesia. Steven Cruickshante, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998. No. of pages: x+258. Price: £49.50. ISBN 0–19–262313‐3

  • Author: Lars S. Rasmussen
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1385::AID-SIM462>3.0.CO;2-2 (p 1385-1386)

Nonparametric Statistical Methods. Myles Hollander and Douglas A. Wolfe, Wiley, Chichester, 1999. No. of pages: xiii+779. Price: £ 39.95. ISBN 0‐471‐19045‐4

  • Author: Ene‐Margit Tiit
  • Pub Online: May 12, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(20000530)19:10<1386::AID-SIM463>3.0.CO;2-X (p 1386-1388)

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