Statistics in Medicine

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Volume 17 Issue 11 (15 June 1998)


Research Articles

Expected survival compared with survival of peptic ulcer patients

  • Author: Stein Atle Lie, Rolv Terje Lie, Cecilie Svanes
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1189::AID-SIM830>3.0.CO;2-V (p 1189-1199)

ML and REML estimation in survival analysis with time dependent correlated frailty

  • Author: K. K. W. Yau, C. A. McGilchrist
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1201::AID-SIM845>3.0.CO;2-7 (p 1201-1213)

Quality adjusted survival analysis with repeated quality of life measures

  • Author: Paul P. Glasziou, Bernard F. Cole, Richard D. Gelber, Jorgen Hilden, R. John Simes
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1215::AID-SIM844>3.0.CO;2-Y (p 1215-1229)

Estimation of age‐specific reference ranges via smoother AVAS

  • Author: Toshiro Tango
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1231::AID-SIM832>3.0.CO;2-E (p 1231-1243)

A comparison of one‐sided methods to identify significant individual outcomes in a multiple outcome setting: stepwise tests or global tests with closed testing

  • Author: James F. Troendle, Julie M. Legler
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1245::AID-SIM833>3.0.CO;2-Z (p 1245-1260)

Tutorial in Biostatistics

Extending the simple linear regression model to account for correlated responses: An introduction to generalized estimating equations and multi‐level mixed modelling

  • Author: Paul Burton, Lyle Gurrin, Peter Sly
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1261::AID-SIM846>3.0.CO;2-Z (p 1261-1291)


Analysis of multiple failure time data from an AIDS clinical trial by Dianne M. Finkelstein, David A. Schoenfeld and Eva Stamenovic, Statistics in Medicine , 16 , 951–961 (1997)

  • Author: Cédric Mahé
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1293::AID-SIM877>3.0.CO;2-K (p 1293-1294)

Comparative calibration without a gold standard by Ying Lu, Keying Ye, Ashwini K. Mathur, Siu Hui, Thomas P. Fuerst and Harry K. Genant, Statistics in Medicine , 16 , 1889–1905 (1997)

  • Author: Graham Dunn
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1294::AID-SIM838>3.0.CO;2-I (p 1294-1296)

Authors' reply

  • Author: Ying Lu, Keying Ye, Ashwini K. Mathur
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1297::AID-SIM906>3.0.CO;2-F (p 1297-1298)

Book Reviews

Book review: Modern Regression Methods. Thomas P. Ryan, Wiley, New York, 1997. No. of pages: xix+515. Price: $71.50. ISBN 0‐471‐52912‐5

  • Author: Dietrich von Rosen
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1299::AID-SIM880>3.0.CO;2-M (p 1299-1300)

Book review: Markov Chain Monte Carlo in Practice. W. R. Gilks, S. Richardson and D. J. Spiegelhalter (eds), Chapman & Hall, London, 1995. No. of pages: xv+481. Price: £38. ISBN 0‐412‐05551‐1

  • Author: Valen E. Johnson
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1301::AID-SIM882>3.0.CO;2-9 (p 1301-1302)

Book review: Smoothing Methods in Statistics. J. S. Simonoff, Springer, 1996. No. of pages: xii+338. Price: DM84. ISBN 0‐38794716‐7

  • Author: Thomas H. Scheike
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980615)17:11<1303::AID-SIM828>3.0.CO;2-S (p 1303-1303)

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