Statistics in Medicine

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Volume 17 Issue 8 (30 April 1998)

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Research Articles

Kappa‐like indices of observer agreement viewed from a latent class perspective

  • Author: Irene Guggenmoos‐Holzmann, Richard Vonk
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<797::AID-SIM776>3.0.CO;2-G (p 797-812)

A generalized F mixture model for cure rate estimation

  • Author: Yingwei Peng, Keith B. G. Dear, J. W. Denham
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<813::AID-SIM775>3.0.CO;2-# (p 813-830)

Modelling cure rates using the Gompertz model with covariate information

  • Author: Peter W. Gieser, Myron N. Chang, P. V. Rao, Jonathan J. Shuster, Jeanette Pullen
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<831::AID-SIM790>3.0.CO;2-G (p 831-839)

Detecting and describing heterogeneity in meta‐analysis

  • Author: Rebecca J. Hardy, Simon G. Thompson
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<841::AID-SIM781>3.0.CO;2-D (p 841-856)

Two‐sided confidence intervals for the single proportion: comparison of seven methods

  • Author: Robert G. Newcombe
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<857::AID-SIM777>3.0.CO;2-E (p 857-872)

Interval estimation for the difference between independent proportions: comparison of eleven methods

  • Author: Robert G. Newcombe
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<873::AID-SIM779>3.0.CO;2-I (p 873-890)

Equivalence test and confidence interval for the difference in proportions for the paired‐sample design

  • Author: Toshiro Tango
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<891::AID-SIM780>3.0.CO;2-B (p 891-908)

Tutorial in Biostatistics

Development of a clinical prediction model for an ordinal outcome: the World Health Organization Multicentre Study of Clinical Signs and Etiological Agents of Pneumonia, Sepsis and Meningitis in Young Infants

  • Author: Frank E. Harrell, Peter A. Margolis, Sandy Gove, Karen E. Mason, E. Kim Mulholland, Deborah Lehmann, Lulu Muhe, Salvacion Gatchalian, Heinz F. Eichenwald
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<909::AID-SIM753>3.0.CO;2-O (p 909-944)

Correspondence

Letter to the editor: Confidence limits based on the first occurrence of an event by V. T. George and R. C. Elston, Statistics in Medicine , 12 , 685–690 (1993)

  • Author: Kai Fun Yu
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<945::AID-SIM835>3.0.CO;2-P (p 945-945)

Authors' reply: Confidence limits based on the first occurrence of an event. V.T. George and R.C. Elton. Statistics in Medicine , 12 , 685–690 (1993)

  • Author: Robert Elston, Varghese George
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<945::AID-SIM1823>3.0.CO;2-5 (p 945-945)

Correspondence

Letter to the editor: Variation of sensitivity, specificity, likelihood ratios and predictive values with disease prevalence by H. Brenner and O. Gefeller, Statistics in Medicine , 16 , 981–991 (1997)

  • Author: Ralf Bender, Stefan Lange, Gudrun Freitag, Hans Joachim Trampisch
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<946::AID-SIM2823>3.0.CO;2-3 (p 946-947)

Authors' reply: Variation of sensitivity, specificity, likelihood ratios and predictive values with disease prevalence by H. Brenner and O. Gefeller, Statistics in Medicine , 16 , 981–991 (1997)

  • Author: Hermann Brenner, Olaf Gefeller
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<947::AID-SIM823>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 947-948)

Correspondence

Letter to the editor: Tests for equality of two correlated proportions by W. L. May and W. D. Johnson, Statistics in Medicine , 16 , 1081–1096 (1997)

  • Author: E. J. Channon
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980430)17:8<949::AID-SIM783>3.0.CO;2-H (p 949-950)

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