Statistics in Medicine

Table of Contents

Volume 17 Issue 4 (28 February 1998)


Research Articles

A mixture model for sucking patterns of breast‐fed infants

  • Author: Amanda G. Chetwynd, Peter J. Diggle, Robert F. Drewett, Bridget Young
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<395::AID-SIM778>3.0.CO;2-0 (p 395-405)

British 1990 growth reference centiles for weight, height, body mass index and head circumference fitted by maximum penalized likelihood

  • Author: T. J. Cole, J. V. Freeman, M. A. Preece
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<407::AID-SIM742>3.0.CO;2-L (p 407-429)

Age at any birth and breast cancer risk

  • Author: Chris Robertson, Peter Boyle
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<431::AID-SIM744>3.0.CO;2-U (p 431-445)

On the appropriateness of marginal models for repeated measurements in clinical trials

  • Author: J. K. Lindsey, P. Lambert
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<447::AID-SIM752>3.0.CO;2-G (p 447-469)

A matrix of kappa‐type coefficients to assess the reliability of nominal scales

  • Author: Chris Roberts, Roseanne McNamee
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<471::AID-SIM745>3.0.CO;2-N (p 471-488)

Global and partial agreement among several observers

  • Author: A. Rogel, P. Y. Boëlle, J. Y. Mary
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<489::AID-SIM751>3.0.CO;2-9 (p 489-501)


Book Reviews

Book Review: Principles of Statistical Data Handling. Fred Davidson, SAGE Publications, U.S.A., 1996. No. of pages: xii+319. Price: $125. ISBN 0‐7619‐0103‐5

  • Author: Thomas Bayer
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<505::AID-SIM771>3.0.CO;2-O (p 505-506)

Book Review: The Statistical Theory of Shape. Christopher G. Small, Springer‐Verlag, New York, 1996. No. of pages: x+227. Price: DM 78. ISBN 0‐387‐94729‐9

  • Author: John T. Kent
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<506::AID-SIM770>3.0.CO;2-O (p 506-507)

Book Review: Survival Analysis: Techniques for Censored and Truncated Data. John P. Klein and Melvin L. Moeschberger, Springer Verlag, 1997. No. of pages: 502. Price: DM 94. ISBN 0‐387‐94829‐5

  • Author: Daniel Commenges
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<507::AID-SIM769>3.0.CO;2-W (p 507-507)

Book Review: Modelling Frequency and Count Data. J. K. Lindsey, Oxford University Press, New York, 1995. No. of pages: ix+291. Price: £30. ISBN 0‐19‐852331‐9

  • Author: Iris Pigeot
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980228)17:4<507::AID-SIM772>3.0.CO;2-F (p 507-509)

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