Statistics in Medicine

Table of Contents

Volume 19 Issue 13 (15 July 2000)


Research Articles

Heterogeneity and statistical significance in meta‐analysis: an empirical study of 125 meta‐analyses

  • Author: Eric A. Engels, Christopher H. Schmid, Norma Terrin, Ingram Olkin, Joseph Lau
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1707::AID-SIM491>3.0.CO;2-P (p 1707-1728)

Cumulative cause‐specific mortality for cancer patients in the presence of other causes: a crude analogue of relative survival

  • Author: Kathleen A. Cronin, Eric J. Feuer
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1729::AID-SIM484>3.0.CO;2-9 (p 1729-1740)

Comparison of different approaches to incidence prediction based on simple interpolation techniques

  • Author: Tadeusz Dyba, Timo Hakulinen
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1741::AID-SIM496>3.0.CO;2-O (p 1741-1752)

On the inclusion of prevalent cases in HIV/AIDS natural history studies through a marker‐based estimate of time since seroconversion

  • Author: Ronald B. Geskus
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1753::AID-SIM487>3.0.CO;2-F (p 1753-1769)

Summarizing the predictive power of a generalized linear model

  • Author: Beiyao Zheng, Alan Agresti
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1771::AID-SIM485>3.0.CO;2-P (p 1771-1781)

The (In)Validity of sensitivity and specificity

  • Author: Irene Guggenmoos‐Holzmann, Hans C. van Houwelingen
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1783::AID-SIM497>3.0.CO;2-B (p 1783-1792)

Tutorials in Biostatistics

Modelling covariance structure in the analysis of repeated measures data

  • Author: Ramon C. Littell, Jane Pendergast, Ranjini Natarajan
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1793::AID-SIM482>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 1793-1819)

Letters to the Editor

Tutorial in Biostatistics‐Longitudinal data analysis (repeated measures) in clinical trials by P.‐S. Albert, Statistics in Medicine , 1999, 18 , 1707–1732

  • Author: Harvey Goldstein
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1821::AID-SIM488>3.0.CO;2-I (p 1821-1821)

Book Reviews

Applied Survival Analysis. Regression Modeling of Time to Event Data. David W. Hosmer and Stanley Lemeshow, Wiley, New York, 1999. No. of pages: xiii+386. Price: £51.95. ISBN 0‐471‐15410‐5

  • Author: Robin Henderson
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1823::AID-SIM464>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 1823-1824)

Theory of Sample Surveys. M. E. Thompson, Chapman & Hall, London, 1997. No. of pages: xiv+305. Price: £39.95. ISBN 0‐412‐31780‐X

  • Author: Imbi Traat
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1825::AID-SIM466>3.0.CO;2-E (p 1825-1827)

Modelling and Estimation of Measurement Error. Michele Neuilly, Lavoisier Publishing, Paris, 1999. No. of pages: x+694. Price: £119.50. ISBN 1‐898298‐59‐9

  • Author: Sverre Sandberg
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1827::AID-SIM468>3.0.CO;2-2 (p 1827-1828)

Statistical Analysis of Medical Data. New Developments. Brian S. Everitt and Graham Dunn (eds), Arnold, London, 1998. No. of pages: xi+340. Price: £29.99. ISBN 0340‐6775‐9

  • Author: Werner Vach
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1828::AID-SIM470>3.0.CO;2-M (p 1828-1829)

Models for Discrete Data. Daniel Zelterman, Oxford Science Publications, Clarendon Press, Oxford, U.K. 1999. No. of pages: vii+233. Price: £35. ISBN 0‐19‐852436‐6

  • Author: Ewout Steyerberg
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2000
  • DOI: 10.1002/1097-0258(20000715)19:13<1829::AID-SIM477>3.0.CO;2-Z (p 1829-1830)

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