Statistics in Medicine

Table of Contents

Volume 17 Issue 19 (15 October 1998)


Research Articles

Some aspects of measurement error in explanatory variables for continuous and binary regression models

  • Author: G. K. Reeves, D. R. Cox, S. C. Darby, E. Whitley
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2157::AID-SIM916>3.0.CO;2-F (p 2157-2177)

Regression models for multiple outcomes in large epidemiologic studies

  • Author: Shelley B. Bull
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2179::AID-SIM921>3.0.CO;2-L (p 2179-2197)

A discordancy test approach to identify outliers of length of hospital stay

  • Author: Andy H. Lee, Jianguo Xiao, Siva Ram Vemuri, Yuejen Zhao
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2199::AID-SIM917>3.0.CO;2-2 (p 2199-2206)

Assessing screening tests: extensions of McNemar's test

  • Author: Peter A. Lachenbruch, Cornelius J. Lynch
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2207::AID-SIM920>3.0.CO;2-Y (p 2207-2217)

The partial testing design: a less costly way to test equivalence for sensitivity and specificity

  • Author: Stuart G. Baker, Robert J. Connor, Larry G. Kessler
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2219::AID-SIM919>3.0.CO;2-1 (p 2219-2232)

Restriction as a method for reducing bias in the estimation of direct effects

  • Author: Marshall M. Joffe, Graham A. Colditz
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2233::AID-SIM922>3.0.CO;2-0 (p 2233-2249)

Estimation of the log‐normal mean

  • Author: Xiao‐Hua Zhou
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2251::AID-SIM925>3.0.CO;2-W (p 2251-2264)

Tutorial in Biostatistics

Propensity score methods for bias reduction in the comparison of a treatment to a non‐randomized control group

  • Author: Ralph B. D'Agostino
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2265::AID-SIM918>3.0.CO;2-B (p 2265-2281)

Book Reviews

Book review: Statistical Issues in Drug Development. Stephen Senn, Wiley, Chichester, 1997. No. of pages: xvii+423. Price: £45. ISBN 0‐4719‐7488‐9

  • Author: Olivier Guilbaud
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2283::AID-SIM944>3.0.CO;2-O (p 2283-2285)

Book review: Primer of Biostatistics. Fourth Edition, Stanton A. Glantz, McGraw Hill, 1997. No. of pages: 455. Price: £51.95. ISBN 0‐0702‐4268‐2

  • Author: Marie Reilly
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981015)17:19<2285::AID-SIM942>3.0.CO;2-O (p 2285-2287)

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