Statistics in Medicine

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Volume 17 Issue 17 (15 September 1998)


Research Articles

A Bayesian hierarchical survival model for the institutional effects in a multi‐centre cancer clinical trial

  • Author: Yutaka Matsuyama, Junichi Sakamoto, Yasuo Ohashi
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<1893::AID-SIM878>3.0.CO;2-R (p 1893-1908)

Regression with bounded outcome score: evaluation of power by bootstrap and simulation in a chronic myelogenous leukaemia clinical trial

  • Author: A. Tsodikov, D. Hasenclever, M. Loeffler
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<1909::AID-SIM890>3.0.CO;2-0 (p 1909-1922)

An empirical study of the effect of the control rate as a predictor of treatment efficacy in meta‐analysis of clinical trials

  • Author: Christopher H. Schmid, Joseph Lau, Martin W. McIntosh, Joseph C. Cappelleri
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<1923::AID-SIM874>3.0.CO;2-6 (p 1923-1942)

The application of sample selection models to outcomes research: the case of evaluating the effects of antidepressant therapy on resource utilization

  • Author: William H. Crown, Robert L. Obenchain, Luella Englehart, Tamra Lair, Don P. Buesching, Thomas Croghan
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<1943::AID-SIM885>3.0.CO;2-0 (p 1943-1958)

Covariate measurement error and the estimation of random effect parameters in a mixed model for longitudinal data

  • Author: Tor D. Tosteson, John P. Buonaccorsi, Eugene Demidenko
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<1959::AID-SIM886>3.0.CO;2-F (p 1959-1971)

Modelling age‐specific risk: application to dementia

  • Author: Daniel Commenges, Luc Letenneur, Pierre Joly, Ahmadou Alioum, Jean‐François Dartigues
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<1973::AID-SIM892>3.0.CO;2-5 (p 1973-1988)

Incorporating correlations between measurements into the estimation of age‐related reference ranges

  • Author: A. M. Wade, A. E. Ades
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<1989::AID-SIM891>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 1989-2002)

A simulation study comparing tests for the equality of coefficients of variation

  • Author: W. K. Fung, T. S. Tsang
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<2003::AID-SIM889>3.0.CO;2-I (p 2003-2014)



  • Author: Warren L. May, William D. Johnson
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<2015::AID-SIM875>3.0.CO;2-O (p 2015-2015)


  • Author: Guohua Pan
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<2015::AID-SIM993>3.0.CO;2-P (p 2015-2016)


Letter to the editor: Confidence intervals for differences in correlated binary proportions by Warren L. May and William D. Johnson, Statistics in Medicine , 16 , 2127–2136 (1997)

  • Author: Kung‐Jong Lui
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<2017::AID-SIM909>3.0.CO;2-A (p 2017-2020)

Authors' Replies

Authors' reply

  • Author: Warren L. May, William D. Johnson
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<2020::AID-SIM934>3.0.CO;2-5 (p 2020-2021)

Book Reviews

Book review: Understanding Statistics: An Introduction For The Social Sciences. Daniel B. Wright, Sage Publications, London, 1997. No. of pages: 228. Price: £12.95. ISBN 0‐8039‐7918‐5

  • Author: Elisabeth Svensson
  • Pub Online: Dec 21, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980915)17:17<2023::AID-SIM893>3.0.CO;2-X (p 2023-2024)

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