Statistics in Medicine

Table of Contents

Volume 17 Issue 22 (30 November 1998)


Research Articles

Meta‐analysis of multiple outcomes by regression with random effects

  • Author: C. S. Berkey, D. C. Hoaglin, A. Antczak‐Bouckoms, F. Mosteller, G. A. Colditz
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2537::AID-SIM953>3.0.CO;2-C (p 2537-2550)

The analysis of complex patterns of longitudinal binary response: an example of transient dysphagia following radiotherapy

  • Author: Heather J. Beacon, Simon G. Thompson, Peter D. England
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2551::AID-SIM959>3.0.CO;2-A (p 2551-2561)

Analysis of repeated markers used to predict progression of cancer

  • Author: Birol Emir, Sam Wieand, John Q. Su, Steve Cha
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2563::AID-SIM952>3.0.CO;2-O (p 2563-2578)

A semi‐parametric Bayesian approach to generalized linear mixed models

  • Author: Ken P. Kleinman, Joseph G. Ibrahim
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2579::AID-SIM948>3.0.CO;2-P (p 2579-2596)

The effects of measurement error in response variables and tests of association of explanatory variables in change models

  • Author: N. David Yanez, Richard A. Kronmal, Lynn R. Shemanski
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2597::AID-SIM940>3.0.CO;2-G (p 2597-2606)

Option‐3 median measurement scheme in outlier reduction

  • Author: Mark C. K. Yang, Yeanok Y. Namgung, Taewoon Kang, Ingvar Magnusson, Arthur Hefti
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2607::AID-SIM950>3.0.CO;2-L (p 2607-2615)

Estimation of individual and population vaccination effectiveness from time‐to‐event data

  • Author: Michael Haber, Andre Ndikuyeze
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2617::AID-SIM951>3.0.CO;2-H (p 2617-2623)

New measures for reporting the magnitude of small‐area variation in rates

  • Author: Michael Coory, Robert Gibberd
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2625::AID-SIM957>3.0.CO;2-4 (p 2625-2634)

Improved confidence intervals for the difference between binomial proportions based on paired data

  • Author: Robert G. Newcombe
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2635::AID-SIM954>3.0.CO;2-C (p 2635-2650)

Book Reviews

Experiment Design Made Easy. Annotated Instructor Notes. Instructors from Stat‐Ease, STAT‐EASE, Minneapolis, 1996. No. of Pages:∼480. Price: $50.

  • Author: Linda M. Haines
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981130)17:22<2651::AID-SIM22>3.0.CO;2-0 (p 2651-2652)

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