Statistics in Medicine

Table of Contents

Volume 17 Issue 1 (15 January 1998)


Research Articles

Advances in HIV/AIDS statistical methodology over the past decade

  • Author: Mary A. Foulkes
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<1::AID-SIM728>3.0.CO;2-E (p 1-25)

A cure model with time‐changing risk factor: an application to the analysis of secondary leukaemia. A report from the International Database on Hodgkin's Disease

  • Author: A. Tsodikov, M. Loeffler, A. Yakovlev
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<27::AID-SIM720>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 27-40)

Multi‐level modelling of geographically aggregated health data: a case study on malignant melanoma mortality and UV exposure in the European Community

  • Author: Ian H. Langford, Graham Bentham, Anné‐Lise McDonald
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<41::AID-SIM712>3.0.CO;2-0 (p 41-57)

Choosing among generalized linear models applied to medical data

  • Author: J. K. Lindsey, B. Jones
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<59::AID-SIM733>3.0.CO;2-7 (p 59-68)

Marginal versus conditional versus ‘structural source’ models: a rationale for an alternative to log‐linear methods for capture‐recapture estimates

  • Author: Ronald R. Regal, Ernest B. Hook
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<69::AID-SIM729>3.0.CO;2-Q (p 69-74)

The use of simulation and bootstrap in information‐based group sequential studies

  • Author: Daniel O. Scharfstein, Anastasios A. Tsiatis
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<75::AID-SIM731>3.0.CO;2-N (p 75-87)

Modifying the design of ongoing trials without unblinding

  • Author: A. Lawrence Gould, W. Joseph Shih
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<89::AID-SIM730>3.0.CO;2-D (p 89-100)

Sample size and optimal designs for reliability studies

  • Author: S. D. Walter, M. Eliasziw, A. Donner
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<101::AID-SIM727>3.0.CO;2-E (p 101-110)

Power evaluation of small drug and vaccine experiments with binary outcomes

  • Author: L. Duchateau, B. McDermott, G. J. Rowlands
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<111::AID-SIM741>3.0.CO;2-T (p 111-120)

Book Reviews

Book review: Introduction to graphical modelling. David Edwards, Springer, New York, 1995. No. of pages: 274. Price: DM68. ISBN 0‐387‐944 83‐4

  • Author: Thomas Santner
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<121::AID-SIM738>3.0.CO;2-8 (p 121-122)

Book review: Using and understanding medical statistics. D. E. Matthews and V. T. Farewell, Karger, Switzerland, 1996. No. of pages: 246. Price: $35. ISBN 3‐8055‐6276‐4

  • Author: Edgar Brunner, Olaf Gefeller
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<122::AID-SIM726>3.0.CO;2-C (p 122-123)

Book review: Grundbegriffe der Biometrie. Rolf J. Lorenz, Gustav Fischer, Stuttgart, 1996. No. of pages: 228. Price: DM 48. ISBN 3‐437‐25100‐7

  • Author: Kurt Ulm
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980115)17:1<123::AID-SIM724>3.0.CO;2-F (p 123-124)

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