Tutorial in Biostatistics available from Statistics in Medicine


  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 13 December 2012

A tutorial in biostatistics is now available to download in Early View from Statistics in Medicine, where articles are published online before they are allocated to an issue.

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The title of the tutorial, ‘Methods for dealing with time-dependent confounding’ is written by R.M. Daniel, S.N. Cousens, B.L. De Stavola, M. G. Kenward, and J. A. C. Sterne, who guide the reader through the g-computation formula, ‘for estimating the causal effect of a time-varying treatment in the presence of time-varying confounders that are affected by treatment’ and outline the settings, treatment, causal effect, problem solving, simulated analysis of data sets, nonparametric methods and parametric extensions.

The tutorial is available to read for free until the end of the year.

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