Statistics in Medicine

Table of Contents

Volume 17 Issue 13 (15 July 1998)


Editorial Announcement

  • Author: Tony Johnson, David Machin
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1421::AID-SIM960>3.0.CO;2-6 (p 1421-1424)

Research Articles

On the statistical analysis of allelic‐loss data

  • Author: Michael A. Newton, Michael N. Gould, Catherine A. Reznikoff, Jill D. Haag
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1425::AID-SIM861>3.0.CO;2-V (p 1425-1445)

Pooled testing for HIV prevalence estimation: exploiting the dilution effect

  • Author: Stefanos A. Zenios, Lawrence M. Wein
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1447::AID-SIM862>3.0.CO;2-K (p 1447-1467)

Design and analysis for survival data under order restrictions with a modified logrank test

  • Author: Ping‐Yu Liu, Wei Yann Tsai, Michael Wolf
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1469::AID-SIM860>3.0.CO;2-I (p 1469-1479)

A two‐state Markov chain for heterogeneous transitional data: a quasi‐likelihood approach

  • Author: Paul S. Albert, Myron A. Waclawiw
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1481::AID-SIM858>3.0.CO;2-H (p 1481-1493)

On the comparison of correlated proportions for clustered data

  • Author: Nancy A. Obuchowski
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1495::AID-SIM863>3.0.CO;2-I (p 1495-1507)

A note on interval estimation of the relative difference in data with matched pairs

  • Author: Kung‐Jong Lui
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1509::AID-SIM866>3.0.CO;2-3 (p 1509-1515)

Prospective individual matching: covariate balance and power in a comparative study

  • Author: Robert W. Makuch, Zhongxin Zhang, Peter A. Charpentier, Sharon K. Inouye
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1517::AID-SIM859>3.0.CO;2-0 (p 1517-1526)


Letter to the editor: Bias in the evaluation of DNA‐amplification tests for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis by A. Hadgu, Statistics in Medicine , 16 , 1391–1399 (1997)

  • Author: Julius Schachter
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1527::AID-SIM837>3.0.CO;2-7 (p 1527-1528)

Author's Reply

  • Author: Alula Hadgu
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1528::AID-SIM941>3.0.CO;2-I (p 1528-1530)

Book Reviews

Book Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative. Edward R. Tufte, Graphics Press, Cheshire CT, 1997. No. of pages: 156. Price: £45. ISBN 0‐961‐3921‐2‐6

  • Author: Daniel Smith
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1531::AID-SIM884>3.0.CO;2-S (p 1531-1532)

Book review: Regression Models for Categorical and Limited Dependent Variables. J. Scott Long, Sage Publications, U.S.A., 1997. No. of pages: xxx+297. Price: £37.00. ISBN 0‐8039‐7374‐8

  • Author: Jouni Kuha
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980715)17:13<1534::AID-SIM887>3.0.CO;2-A (p 1534-1535)

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