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Analysing multiple variables per subject

Janet L. Peacock and Philip J. Peacock.

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

Published online June 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 15587 words.

Multiple variables per subject - Multifactorial methods: overview - Multifactorial methods: model selection - Multifactorial methods: challenges - Missing data - Generalized linear models -...

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Analysing relationships between variables

Janet L. Peacock and Sally M. Kerry.

in Presenting medical statistics from proposal to publication

November 2006; published online July 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 4994 words.

Chapter 9 discusses analysing relationships between variables, including correlation, regression, and further reading.

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The Anatomy of Trials

Curtis L. Meinert.

in An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Trials

May 2011; published online September 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 2946 words.

This chapter describes the elements of a clinical trial. These include the required documents (i.e., study protocol, consent forms, institutional review board approvals, investigator's...

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And Then Middle Age

Perry N. Halkitis.

in The AIDS Generation

November 2013; published online January 2014.

Chapter. Subjects: public health and epidemiology; medical statistics and methodology. 22669 words.

As the men of the AIDS Generation emerge into middle age, they confront and must reconcile a life of painful and difficult memories. This new reality associated with long-term survivorship...

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Anthropometric Measures and Body Composition

Walter Willett and Frank Hu.

in Nutritional Epidemiology

November 2012; published online January 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 18541 words.

Anthropometric variables, particularly weight and height, are the most commonly employed measures of nutritional status in epidemiologic studies due to their simplicity and ease of...

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Assessment of Physical Activity in Nutritional Epidemiology

Frank Hu.

in Nutritional Epidemiology

November 2012; published online January 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 11018 words.

This chapter first discusses conceptual definitions and terminologies that are commonly used in the physical activity literature. Next it reviews reference measures of energy expenditure...

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The Association of British Pharmaceutical Industries

Adrian Kilcoyne, Daniel O’Connor and Phil Ambery.

in Pharmaceutical Medicine

May 2013; published online July 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 547 words.

Overview - Objectives - Core imperatives - The Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority

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The Association of British Pharmaceutical Industries Code of Practice

Adrian Kilcoyne, Daniel O’Connor and Phil Ambery.

in Pharmaceutical Medicine

May 2013; published online July 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 538 words.

Overview - What the Code covers - Making a complaint

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Authorship and Credits

Curtis L. Meinert.

in An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Trials

May 2011; published online September 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 2051 words.

This chapter discusses the issues of authorship and credits in clinical trials. People named as authors are required to certify that they made substantial contributions to the conception...

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Bayesian statistics

Janet L. Peacock and Philip J. Peacock.

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

Published online June 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 5099 words.

Bayesian statistics - How Bayesian methods work - Prior distributions - Likelihood; posterior distributions - Summarizing and presenting results - Using Bayesian analyses in medicine -...

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