- 2022/06/01 Testing d3
- 2022/05/24 My writing goals for Summer 2022
- 2022/02/26 Confusion about observational designs
- 2022/01/02 Progress on my website through the end of 2021
- 2021/12/31 Pages written in 2021
- 2021/12/11 Overfitting example using hurricane frequencies
- 2021/12/01 Dataset recommendations from statlib
- 2021/12/01 Dataset recommendations from the Journal of Statistics Education
- 2021/11/27 Joke about the dangers of extrapolation
- 2021/11/19 An overview of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
- 2021/11/16 How many pages do I have in my website?
- 2021/10/30 Test diagrams
- 2021/10/28 The dark side of big data
- 2021/10/18 Diagnostics for a generalized linear model
- 2021/10/09 First steps with blogdown
- 2021/09/28 UMKC Faculty Researcher Award
- 2021/09/20 Deviance in a generalized linear model
- 2021/09/20 Direct standardization of mortality rates
- 2021/09/20 Quasi-likelihood models
- 2021/09/20 Zero-inflated models
- 2021/08/30 Working with negative binomial regression
- 2021/08/30 Working with Poisson regression
- 2021/08/30 Working with the Poisson distribution
- 2021/08/01 Learning more about SAS
- 2021/06/12 Basic Python Resources
- 2021/06/10 Anonymizing ids
- 2021/05/07 Downweighting informative prior distributions
- 2021/01/26 An Undergraduate Bayesian Statistics Course
- 2021/01/26 Help for teaching statistical computing skills
- 2021/01/23 How to run SAS inside an RMarkdown file
- 2021/01/23 How to save RMarkdown output in the results folder
- 2021/01/06 I have too many github repositories
- 2020/12/12 How can you learn R?
- 2020/11/21 How I use R Markdown to write research papers
- 2020/11/20 Advice for a beginner Bayesian
- 2020/10/12 Basic notation for survival or time-to-event analyses
- 2020/10/01 How I got started in Evidence-Based Medicine
- 2020/09/01 Research interests
- 2020/08/09 Biography for a research grant
- 2020/06/11 How to Call B.S. on Big Data.
- 2020/05/12 The Bioconductor library of packages for R
- 2020/04/30 Reading text files
- 2020/04/27 An incomplete list of data repositories
- 2020/04/23 Criticisms of the IHME COVID-19 model
- 2020/04/15 Codes for COVID-19 in the electronic health record
- 2020/03/15 Different map projections
- 2020/03/11 An example of a poor color choice
- 2020/03/10 UMKC big data and data science initiatives
- 2020/03/02 Smart quotes, em dashes, and en dashes
- 2020/02/27 Proposed talk on secondary data analysis
- 2020/02/04 Data collection in a research methods class
- 2020/02/04 Data visualizaiton as art
- 2020/01/29 Printing R Markdown output to png files
- 2020/01/26 Artist wanted, here are the details
- 2020/01/23 Celebrating the failures of medical research using a graphic novel format
- 2020/01/17 Imbalanced sample sizes in the Fisher Exact test
- 2020/01/07 Identifying and manipulating non-breaking spaces
- 2019/12/31 Pages written in 2019
- 2019/05/15 PMean: Finding me on the Internet
- 2019/05/02 PMean: Several Python resources
- 2019/04/25 PMean: Writing the methods section of a research paper
- 2019/04/01 Ethical Practice in Data Mining
- 2019/03/29 PMean: Writing the introduction section of a research thesis or dissertation
- 2019/03/03 PMean: Slapping the word pilot on a failed study
- 2019/02/15 PMean: Make a loud mistake
- 2019/02/12 Another short biography
- 2019/02/11 PMean: Finding those weird characters
- 2019/01/23 PMean: Think positively - what has research done for us
- 2019/01/15 PMean: Citing one of my web pages
- 2019/01/14 Hints for designing effective questionnaires
- 2018/11/11 PMean: Getting R to shut the heck up
- 2018/10/30 PMean: Fighting SASism
- 2018/09/21 PMean: What to do about claims of borderline statistical significance
- 2018/09/19 PMean: What I did in the last twelve months
- 2018/09/10 PMean: Super Pi, a group to teach cluster computing using the Raspberry Pi
- 2018/09/04 PMean: Python, Raspberry Pi, and cluster computing
- 2018/09/04 Python bindings for MPI
- 2018/08/27 PMean: What day is it in my R program?
- 2018/08/17 PMean: Business essentials for starting an independent consulting practice
- 2018/08/13 PMean: The Dark Side of Data Science
- 2018/07/24 PMean: A simple structure for documentation
- 2018/07/20 PMean: Grading rubric for computer assignments
- 2018/07/10 How to be more effective in your professional life
- 2018/07/07 PMean: How much missingness can you tolerate?
- 2018/07/03 Section 508 CoP: PDF Accessibility – Part One
- 2018/06/24 PMean: What goes into a contract for a consultation
- 2018/06/09 PMean: Big data groups at UMKC and UM/Columbia
- 2018/05/17 PMean: What are we doing to justify all that time we’re budgeting?
- 2018/05/13 PMean: Some interesting quality improvement resources
- 2018/05/10 PMean: Draft policy on statistical support for research
- 2018/05/01 PMean: Learning more about SAS
- 2018/04/11 Definitions of Criteria and Considerations for Research Project Grant Critiques
- 2018/04/03 Guidelines for estimating biostatistician effort and resources on grants
- 2018/04/03 Statistical and Machine Learning forecasting methods: Concerns and ways forward
- 2018/04/02 PMean: Developing an interdisciplinary research program
- 2018/04/02 PMean: My research interests
- 2018/04/02 PMean: My research interests, one page limit
- 2018/04/02 Pmean: My teaching and research statement
- 2018/04/02 PMean: My teaching approach
- 2018/04/02 PMean: My teaching interests, one page limit
- 2018/04/01 To combat physician burnout and improve care, fix the electronic health record
- 2018/03/29 PMean: Starting a heron-i2b2-analytics repository
- 2018/03/28 PMean: And the least important variable is
- 2018/03/28 PMean: Recommended format for homework assignments
- 2018/03/28 PMean: Using the transpose procedure in SAS
- 2018/03/27 PMean: Next stop - BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
- 2018/03/25 PMean: Two articles published in the Encyclopedia of Big Data
- 2018/03/23 PMean: Exporting a graph in SAS
- 2018/03/23 PMean: Tests of equivalence and non-inferiority
- 2018/03/23 PMean: They want a short biography from me
- 2018/03/22 PMean: Mining the electronic health record, why and how
- 2018/03/22 PMean: Peer grading in Introduction to R - SPSS - SAS
- 2018/03/21 PMean: Changes to the Introduction to R - SAS - and SPSS classes
- 2017/12/15 No more rainbows
- 2017/11/08 Writing about numbers
- 2017/04/07 PMean: Obnoxious use of red text in RStudio
- 2017/03/23 Medicare Claims Synthetic Public Use Files (SynPUFs)
- 2017/02/23 Text Mining with R
- 2017/02/02 R and SQL Server 2016
- 2016/09/23 By the skin of my teeth
- 2016/08/08 PMean: Changing the font size in R
- 2016/08/08 PMean: Changing the font size in RStudio
- 2016/08/03 The Importance of Reproducible Research in High-Throughput Biology
- 2016/04/18 Interpretation of Changes in Health-related Quality of Life: The Remarkable Universality of Half a Standard Deviation
- 2016/04/10 PMean: Some open source Kaplan Meier curves
- 2016/03/08 PLOS ONE 2015 Reviewer Thank You
- 2016/02/05 PMean: Calculating power for a test of association in a two by two table
- 2016/02/05 Simulating power for a test of association in a two by two table
- 2016/01/13 PMean: My book chapter on R
- 2015/12/31 Pages written in 2015
- 2015/12/02 A book review of my first book
- 2015/12/02 Safeguarding Patients in Clinical Trials with High Mortality Rates
- 2015/11/16 My Google Scholar profile
- 2015/10/13 PMean: How many research subjects
- 2015/06/30 This is Statistics promotional toolkit
- 2015/06/03 PMean: My research contributions to Evidence Based Medicine
- 2015/06/03 PMean: My research contributions to patient accrual models
- 2015/05/30 PMean: My research contributions to numerical accuracy
- 2015/05/30 PMean: My research contributions to reproductive toxicology
- 2015/05/27 I am now a number in the ORCID database
- 2015/05/26 Developing Grant Proposals: Guidelines for Statisticians Collaborating Under Limited Resources
- 2015/04/16 Restoring invisible and abandoned trials
- 2015/04/12 PMean: Equations using MathType
- 2015/04/03 PMean: Examining relationships in R
- 2015/01/15 The answer is 17 years, what is the question. Understanding time lags in translational research
- 2014/12/23 Report on Survey Participation Refusals
- 2014/11/01 PMean: Cox regression in R
- 2014/11/01 PMean: More Kaplan-Meier curves in R
- 2014/10/31 PMean: Kaplan-Meier curves in R
- 2014/08/13 Sample size of 12 per group rule of thumb for a pilot study
- 2014/07/24 PMean: What is the probability of a probability of one
- 2014/07/22 PMean: An example of a simple sample size justification
- 2014/05/31 PMean: What should go into a data codebook
- 2014/05/03 PMean: Using BUGS within the R programming environment
- 2014/05/01 Not all scientific studies are created equal
- 2014/04/14 PMean: Using statistical design principles to plan a Monte Carlo analysis – part 2
- 2014/04/06 Predicting clinical trial results based on announcements of interim analyses
- 2014/03/12 PMean: Estimating the efficiency of a completely randomized block design
- 2014/03/05 foreach: Foreach looping construct for R
- 2014/02/24 PMean: NIH is interested in big data
- 2014/02/20 Why Coincidences, Miracles And Rare Events Happen Every Day.
- 2014/01/29 Will 2015 be the Beginning of the End for SAS and SPSS?
- 2014/01/15 PMean: Resources for a workshop in R
- 2013/12/18 PMean: Sample size for comparing two diagnostic tests
- 2013/12/10 PMean: Claims lacking specificity are meaningless
- 2013/12/09 PMean: Is Possibility Theory better than Probability Theory?
- 2013/12/04 PMean: The cost of a bad prediction
- 2013/11/30 PMean: You can now register for an account on my blog.
- 2013/11/29 PMean: Two questions you should always ask at the end of a consulting session
- 2013/11/27 PMean: Blog is up and ready for testing
- 2013/11/02 Testing an R function
- 2013/09/10 Can I focus on a subset of conditions in my experiment
- 2013/09/03 Confusion about BUGS
- 2013/08/26 I get a letter published in the Kansas City Star
- 2013/08/14 Resource for statisticians called as legal experts in a trial
- 2013/08/07 Data sources for a proposed course on secondary data analysis
- 2013/07/31 Calculating predicted probabilities from a logistic regression model
- 2013/07/29 R code for estimating the duration of a clinical trial with a fixed sample size
- 2013/07/29 R code for estimating the sample size of a clinical trial with a fixed duration
- 2013/04/02 Counting squares
- 2013/03/25 A complex subgroup definition
- 2013/02/19 Placing the mind of a statistician into software
- 2013/01/14 What does it really mean to say that a mean of a large number of variables is approximately normal
- 2012/05/22 I make an amateur mistake in BUGS
- 2012/03/07 Why use a Bayesian adaptive trial?
- 2011/12/31 Pages written in 2011
- 2011/12/20 Unrealistic scenarios for sample size calculations
- 2011/12/16 Discrepancies in the chisquare test
- 2011/12/08 Example abstracts for a training class
- 2011/11/22 Justifying the sample size in a qualitative research study
- 2011/11/21 Why is a 20% dropout rate bad?
- 2011/11/14 Possible webcast topics for a new client
- 2011/11/07 Looking at another grant opportunity
- 2011/11/03 A bunch of univariate nonparametric tests versus a single parametric model
- 2011/10/31 Meta-analysis with non-comparable procedures
- 2011/10/24 Lasagna’s Law on patient recruitment
- 2011/10/19 Net-accessible resources for group sequential designs
- 2011/10/17 How you can teach Bayesian methods in an introductory Statistics class and why you should
- 2011/10/11 Conditional Frailty Models
- 2011/09/12 Sharing the same classroom for five consecutive years
- 2011/09/07 Should I report the univariate or the multivariate logistic regression analysis?
- 2011/09/06 Statistics is more than just cutting computer code
- 2011/09/02 Can I salvage my negative confidence interval
- 2011/09/02 I can’t get SAS to model the cluster effects in the MEPS data set
- 2011/09/01 What are the assumptions of logistic regression
- 2011/08/16 Positive statements about no conflicts of interest
- 2011/08/11 The advantages of IBM SPSS software
- 2011/08/04 What goes on your business card
- 2011/07/27 Validation of OpenEpi software
- 2011/07/24 Second invitation to talk about how independent consulting is different
- 2011/07/21 There’s more than one way to calculate a Fisher’s exact p-value
- 2011/07/14 Establishing accuracy for a statistical program (created 2011-07-14).
- 2011/07/10 Calculating a confidence interval for a standard deviation
- 2011/06/21 Software that I use on my computers
- 2011/06/20 How much work does that second reviewer have to do in a meta-analysis
- 2011/06/16 Looking for help to test software for monitoring accrual in a clinical trial
- 2011/06/16 Small business grant? Maybe not (created 2011-06-16).
- 2011/06/15 How I became a skeptic
- 2011/06/14 Cartoon about placebos
- 2011/06/03 Which version of SPSS should you get
- 2011/06/02 New shortened structure for NIH grants
- 2011/06/02 When you’re stuck writing major sections of another person’s grant
- 2011/06/01 It’s been a quiet year
- 2011/05/25 A simple segmented linear regression model, borrowed from the BUGS manual
- 2011/05/21 Using a binary coding trick illustrated by a Car Talk puzzler
- 2011/05/20 A simple hierarchical model for the Poisson distribution, borrowed from the BUGS manual
- 2011/05/20 Promoting your consulting career in the era of Web 2.0
- 2011/05/16 What I’d look for in a new computer
- 2011/05/11 Is it ethical to provide statistical consulting on a disseration to a Ph.D. candidate
- 2011/05/09 How independent consulting is different
- 2011/05/02 Why is my standard deviation so small
- 2011/04/13 Resources for Comparative Effectiveness Research
- 2011/04/11 Thinking about the title for my second book
- 2011/03/24 Does a wide confidence interval mean that my conclusions are all wrong?
- 2011/03/08 Macros in Stata
- 2011/03/08 The nature of advice on email discussion lists
- 2011/02/22 My special Zotero style
- 2011/02/17 I won’t serve on my IRB, but there is a way I can still help.
- 2011/01/01 Good news about my second book proposal
- 2010/11/19 BUGS is more than just one program
- 2010/11/16 Ambiguity in the definition of the exponential distribution
- 2010/10/01 If you knew that failure was not an option what would you do
- 2010/09/10 Can you compute a confidence interval for your p-value
- 2010/08/19 Is Evidence-Based Medicine too rigid
- 2010/08/19 What is a Generalized Estimating Equations Model
- 2010/08/16 Competing books to the book I am planning to write
- 2010/08/14 What should clients get from you at the end of your first consulting session
- 2010/08/11 Glossary for my second book
- 2010/08/05 Fighting the claim that any size difference is clinically important
- 2010/07/30 Standard operating procedures for a statistical consulting center
- 2010/07/26 When should research in a given area end?
- 2010/07/24 Tentative table of contents for my second book
- 2010/07/04 Another counter-intuitive probability problem
- 2010/06/29 Classic references in Statistics
- 2010/06/16 The futility of small sample sizes for evaluating a binary outcome
- 2010/06/11 An example of a bad survey
- 2010/06/09 An interesting alternative to power calculattions
- 2010/05/28 What is the premier conference for statistical consulting
- 2010/05/24 How I got started in my career as an independent statistical consultant
- 2010/05/21 How do I handle criticism
- 2010/05/03 More discussion on instrumental variables
- 2010/04/11 Using entropy and the surprisal value to measure the degree of agreement with the consensus finding
- 2010/04/07 What makes a good website?
- 2010/03/22 Calculating weights to correct for over and under sampling
- 2010/03/02 Finding duplicate records in a 19 million record database
- 2010/02/11 Exponential interpolation
- 2010/02/11 Fan page for The Monthly Mean
- 2010/02/08 Consulting remotely versus consulting in person
- 2010/02/08 Humility is a good thing for researchers to have
- 2010/02/07 What are the characteristics of a good consultant
- 2010/01/25 Facebook account
- 2010/01/17 Where can I find free online textbooks
- 2010/01/01 Lessons learned the hard way. Don’t
- 2010/01/01 My life so far, fails to meet expectations
- 2010/01/01 What is a good surrogate measure for
- 2009/10/13 Accounting for clusters in an individually randomized clinical trial
- 2009/02/16 Acknowledging the
- 2009/01/01 A simple example of joint and
- 2009/01/01 A sportswriter tackles the Monty Hall problem
- 2009/01/01 Analyzing bad data
- 2009/01/01 Are we statisticians gods?
- 2009/01/01 Calculating NNT for
- 2009/01/01 Calculating NNT for infection rates
- 2009/01/01 Calibrating information
- 2009/01/01 Can I stop this study?
- 2009/01/01 Can I use you as a teaching example?
- 2009/01/01 Changes in the adjusted hazard
- 2009/01/01 Data layout for an ROC curve
- 2009/01/01 Developing a website logo
- 2009/01/01 DNA binding image
- 2009/01/01 Do multiple time points require
- 2009/01/01 Drawing simple mathematical graphs
- 2009/01/01 Entering and analyzing data from a two by two table
- 2009/01/01 Fewer than 10 events per variable
- 2009/01/01 Five points or seven points on a
- 2009/01/01 Formula for multiple imputation
- 2009/01/01 Generating multinomial random
- 2009/01/01 Getting a good cut-off
- 2009/01/01 Good papers for a journal club
- 2009/01/01 I love to write
- 2009/01/01 Institute of Medicine report on conflict
- 2009/01/01 Interpreting a negative autocorrelation
- 2009/01/01 Is this a case-control design?
- 2009/01/01 Jump start statistics for beginning
- 2009/01/01 Locating individual points on an ROC curve
- 2009/01/01 Maybe Powerpoint isn’t so bad
- 2009/01/01 New Bioinformatics degree
- 2009/01/01 NYTimes advice on increasing website traffic
- 2009/01/01 Power for a three arm experiment
- 2009/01/01 Randomly generating simple math
- 2009/01/01 Rotating locations
- 2009/01/01 Sneaking ineligible patients
- 2009/01/01 Standard error for an odds ratio
- 2009/01/01 Tentative training schedule
- 2009/01/01 The controversy over
- 2009/01/01 The first three steps in
- 2009/01/01 The perils of self-evaluation
- 2009/01/01 The problem with being too sensitive
- 2009/01/01 The surprisal matrix and
- 2009/01/01 Two business contacts
- 2009/01/01 Use of Likert data with ANOVA
- 2009/01/01 What is a normal probability plot?
- 2009/01/01 What is the effect of an unmeasured covariate?
- 2008/10/20 Computing a difference between first and last variables
- 2008/09/25 Can I ask you a question
- 2008/09/17 Categorizing entropy values
- 2008/09/15 Should I abandon FrontPage?
- 2008/09/12 Comparisons involving distinct groups collected at different times and with different methods
- 2008/09/12 How do you compute a continuity correction for a confidence interval
- 2008/09/09 Multiple email accounts
- 2008/09/09 Where did you get that formula for the confidence interval
- 2008/09/08 The case of Ranjit Kumar Chandra
- 2008/08/28 Checks for data quality using metadata
- 2008/08/20 Where to look for information in a controversial area
- 2008/08/20 Where to look for information in a controversial area
- 2008/08/11 Biostatistics or Health Informatics programs in or near Kansas City
- 2008/08/11 Cumulative entropy as a measure of data quality
- 2008/08/06 Harsh sanctions are only part of the solution
- 2008/08/05 Reporting of adverse events
- 2008/08/05 Reporting of adverse events
- 2008/08/02 Resources from the Statistical Consulting Section of the American Statistical Association
- 2008/07/23 Godwin’s Law
- 2008/07/23 My very first meta-analysis
- 2008/06/20 Bootstrap estimates of the standard error
- 2008/06/20 Bootstrap estimates of the standard error
- 2008/06/17 Can I run a quantitative analysis on this data?
- 2008/06/17 Can I run a quantitative analysis on this data?
- 2008/06/17 Running R on a web server
- 2008/06/17 Running R on a web server
- 2008/06/14 Criticism of random effects in a meta-analysis
- 2008/06/14 Criticism of random effects in a meta-analysis
- 2008/06/14 Modeling a declining count variable
- 2008/06/07 Eliciting a prior distribution for rejection/refusal rates
- 2008/06/07 Eliciting a prior distribution for rejection/refusal rates
- 2008/06/05 When does heterogeneity become a concern?
- 2008/06/05 When does heterogeneity become a concern?
- 2008/06/05 Why it’s impossible to keep a resume current
- 2008/06/05 Why it’s impossible to keep a resume current
- 2008/05/27 How wide can you make a line of your web page?
- 2008/05/27 How wide can you make a line of your web page?
- 2008/05/09 A short biography that can be used as an introduction
- 2008/05/09 A short biography that can be used as an introduction
- 2008/05/08 Why does a Bayesian approach make sense for monitoring accrual?
- 2008/05/08 Why does a Bayesian approach make sense for monitoring accrual?
- 2008/05/07 Slipped deadlines and sample size shortfalls in a random sample of research studies
- 2008/05/07 Slipped deadlines and sample size shortfalls in a random sample of research studies
- 2008/05/01 Monitoring refusals and exclusions in a clinical trial
- 2008/05/01 Monitoring refusals and exclusions in a clinical trial
- 2008/04/23 Evidence Based Medicine for patients
- 2008/04/23 Evidence Based Medicine for patients
- 2008/04/14 A brief overview of instrumental variables
- 2008/04/06 A simple math error
- 2008/04/06 A simple math error
- 2008/04/06 What does one-third of the way through a study mean?
- 2008/04/06 What does one-third of the way through a study mean?
- 2008/04/04 Calculating statistics on whole numbers
- 2008/04/04 Calculating statistics on whole numbers
- 2008/04/03 An alternative to the p-value
- 2008/04/03 An alternative to the p-value
- 2008/04/03 Why we need case studies of research ethics in graphic novel format
- 2008/04/03 Why we need case studies of research ethics in graphic novel format
- 2008/03/29 What sort of statistical training is needed for basic scientists?
- 2008/03/29 What sort of statistical training is needed for basic scientists?
- 2008/03/24 Presenting unadjusted and adjusted estimates side by side
- 2008/03/24 Presenting unadjusted and adjusted estimates side by side
- 2008/03/24 When a client asks for a bad analysis
- 2008/03/24 When a client asks for a bad analysis
- 2008/03/12 Moving content to a private site
- 2008/03/12 Moving content to a private site
- 2008/03/12 ROC curve for an imperfect gold standard
- 2008/03/12 Simplifying repeated measurements
- 2008/03/12 Simplifying repeated measurements
- 2008/03/05 Losing web pages in the mass of information
- 2008/03/05 Losing web pages in the mass of information
- 2008/03/03 Calculating NNT for observational studies
- 2008/03/03 Calculating NNT for observational studies
- 2008/02/25 Assessing the assumption of an exponential distribution
- 2008/02/25 Assessing the assumption of an exponential distribution
- 2008/02/22 What is a critical value?
- 2008/02/22 What is a critical value?
- 2008/02/13 Multiple methods for computing percentiles
- 2008/02/13 Multiple methods for computing percentiles
- 2008/01/24 A simple example of a Kaplan-Meier curve
- 2008/01/24 A simple example of a Kaplan-Meier curve
- 2008/01/22 How do you analyze safety data
- 2008/01/22 How do you analyze safety data
- 2008/01/21 Finding only the important studies
- 2008/01/21 Finding only the important studies
- 2008/01/18 What have you changed your mind about
- 2008/01/18 What have you changed your mind about
- 2008/01/09 Too much power and precision?
- 2008/01/09 Too much power and precision?
- 2008/01/07 The post-modern assault on evidence-based medicine, part 3
- 2008/01/07 The post-modern assault on evidence-based medicine, part 3
- 2008/01/05 High altitude effects on athletic performance
- 2008/01/04 What statistic should I use when?
- 2008/01/04 What statistic should I use when?
- 2008/01/03 Type III error
- 2008/01/03 Type III error
- 2008/01/01 A misleading bar graph
- 2008/01/01 A simple Bayesian model for
- 2008/01/01 Business aspects of an independent
- 2008/01/01 Cytel software has developed a Poisson
- 2008/01/01 Defending Bonferroni
- 2008/01/01 Difficulties in generalizing
- 2008/01/01 Directions to my new office
- 2008/01/01 Distrust of a Bayesian
- 2008/01/01 Getting on and off various email lists
- 2008/01/01 Hire me as a consultant
- 2008/01/01 How do I fit a piecewise linear
- 2008/01/01 How many files
- 2008/01/01 How to report a one-tailed Fisher’s Exact Test
- 2008/01/01 I hate bad research examples
- 2008/01/01 Is there a scientific basis for EBM?
- 2008/01/01 New format for articles, books, and websites
- 2008/01/01 New format for articles, books, and websites
- 2008/01/01 New personal pages
- 2008/01/01 Nomination for the Kreamer Award
- 2008/01/01 Pearson correlation and ordinal data
- 2008/01/01 Plug for accrual research
- 2008/01/01 Reading abstracts instead of the full paper
- 2008/01/01 Reliable diagnosis of cataracts
- 2008/01/01 Should I abandon FrontPage?
- 2008/01/01 Software for bootstrap and
- 2008/01/01 Statistics for Boards
- 2008/01/01 Survey results from nine out of thirty six
- 2008/01/01 To be updated
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- 2008/01/01 Undeclared missing code leads
- 2008/01/01 What distribution does this data
- 2008/01/01 What does the FDA think about Bayesian
- 2008/01/01 Where can I learn more about Statistics?
- 2007/12/31 Pages written in 2007
- 2007/12/28 When should you use a log transformation?
- 2007/12/28 Who wrote the law that mandates PowerPoint?
- 2007/12/19 Analyzing data under an Intention to Treat model
- 2007/12/18 The post-modern assault on evidence-based medicine
- 2007/12/12 A Poisson regression model with interactions
- 2007/11/28 No longer the sole statistician?
- 2007/11/26 Testing for an increasing trend in a proportion
- 2007/11/19 Tracking adverse events during kidney biopsy
- 2007/11/19 What, exactly, is a child?
- 2007/11/18 Tracking central line infections over time
- 2007/11/17 My page names are too long
- 2007/11/15 Monitoring adverse events during peritoneal dialysis
- 2007/11/15 Stair step interpolation in R
- 2007/11/12 NNH talk update
- 2007/11/12 Reforming conflict of interest statements
- 2007/11/11 Postlude to my Dallas talk
- 2007/11/08 Grow up and learn how to do Statistics
- 2007/11/06 Handout for diagnostic testing
- 2007/10/18 New categories needed
- 2007/10/18 Open-access (OA) journals and their impact on research and the practice of medicine (created October 18, 2007
- 2007/10/18 Revising my definition section
- 2007/10/14 Unused resources for my open access talk
- 2007/10/12 Illustrations for a case study of the TGN 1412 trial (created 2007-10-12).
- 2007/10/10 Confidence interval for a rate
- 2007/10/09 Case study of accrual in a clinical trial, part 2
- 2007/10/05 Seminar on Open Access Journals
- 2007/10/04 Educational and networking opportunities for statisticians in the Kansas City area
- 2007/10/03 An alternate way of viewing accrual
- 2007/10/01 Help for Statistics at UMKC and KUMC
- 2007/09/27 Alphabetical bookmark list
- 2007/09/27 Html debris copied from other websites
- 2007/09/27 The latest word on my promotion
- 2007/09/21 Patterns to look for in a histogram
- 2007/09/20 The order of entering interactions into a model
- 2007/09/17 What does a statistician do all day?
- 2007/09/14 How many webpages have I written?
- 2007/09/11 Case study of accrual in a clinical trial
- 2007/09/11 Is my confidence interval wide?
- 2007/09/05 My promotion application
- 2007/09/04 Extra information for the resume of Stephen D. Simon
- 2007/09/04 Resources for grant writers
- 2007/08/31 External scholars needed to review my promotion materials
- 2007/08/30 Are we assuming a normal sample or a normal population?
- 2007/08/29 What makes pediatric research different?
- 2007/08/22 Analyzing data from a simple crossover design
- 2007/08/22 Common sources of confusion in a class on quality control
- 2007/08/21 Accrual grant, Round 3
- 2007/08/13 Does promoting your book constitute a conflict of interest?
- 2007/08/13 How good is my prediction?
- 2007/08/09 Justifying the sample size for a microarray study
- 2007/08/09 Need for a conflict of interest policy
- 2007/08/03 Which expert should you believe?
- 2007/07/28 Bibliography of papers relating to predicting accrual in clinical trials
- 2007/07/26 Conflict of interest in the Wakefield MMR study
- 2007/07/26 Should I use the heteroscedastic t-test?
- 2007/07/24 Continuing education questions for a talk on diagnostic tests
- 2007/07/20 Classic calculations for a diagnostic test
- 2007/07/18 Conflict of interest list
- 2007/07/18 I don’t want to use a randomized trial
- 2007/07/12 Code for drawing new likelihood ratio slide rule
- 2007/07/12 Code for drawing new likelihood ratio slide rule
- 2007/07/07 The research world is not black and white
- 2007/07/02 Recommendations from Sackett et al for evaluating a diagnostic test
- 2007/06/29 The stubborn insistence on placebos
- 2007/06/28 How two bad control groups can add up to one good comparison
- 2007/06/27 The debate about historical control groups
- 2007/06/25 The trouble with apples and oranges
- 2007/06/22 Can the standard deviation be more than half of the range?
- 2007/06/22 I deserve a promotion
- 2007/06/22 Why the plus one in the percentile formula?
- 2007/06/15 Use of diagnostic tests for making clinical decisions
- 2007/06/15 When bad control groups happen to good researchers
- 2007/06/14 Seven different formulas for the odds ratio
- 2007/06/14 Seven different formulas for the odds ratio
- 2007/06/13 Accounting for cyclical trends in a regression model
- 2007/06/11 Illustrated case studies of research ethics and research fraud
- 2007/06/08 Centering the data
- 2007/06/04 Calculating probabilities involving correlated normal variables
- 2007/06/01 Applying likelihood ratios in your head
- 2007/05/30 Using real examples in teaching statistics (May 30, 2007)
- 2007/05/29 May has been a slow month
- 2007/05/16 Choosing between two conflicting analyses
- 2007/05/16 Classic references in evidence based medicine
- 2007/05/02 What to measure in a post-marketing surveillance study
- 2007/05/02 Where can you find interesting case studies in Statistics?
- 2007/04/26 Cohen’s Kappa with small cell sizes
- 2007/04/21 ANOM table for alpha=0.05, part 2
- 2007/04/17 Fitting a beta binomial model using BUGS
- 2007/04/13 A simple illustration of the Metropolis algorithm
- 2007/04/11 Special section for quotations
- 2007/04/10 IRB review of studies with methodological flaws
- 2007/04/10 Quantifying the ability of dreams to predict the future
- 2007/04/09 What is an adequate sample size for establishing validity and reliability?
- 2007/04/06 Calculating rates
- 2007/04/06 useR! 2007 conference in Ames, Iowa
- 2007/04/06 What makes a good diagnostic test?
- 2007/04/05 Further explanation about Type I and Type II errors
- 2007/04/05 Tracking adverse events during kidney biopsy, Part 2
- 2007/04/04 The Seven Deadly Sins of Researchers
- 2007/03/28 Reporting data analysis on transformed data
- 2007/03/27 R Wiki
- 2007/03/26 IRB review of a pilot study
- 2007/03/22 Confidence intervals for count data
- 2007/03/22 Some UNIX humor
- 2007/03/21 Interpretation of an odds ratio
- 2007/03/18 What I’m working on right now
- 2007/03/16 Randomly dividing a dataset in R
- 2007/03/16 Randomly dividing a dataset in R
- 2007/03/15 Bad calculation of annual rate of return
- 2007/03/14 Thanks to all my proofreaders!
- 2007/03/14 Tracking adverse events during kidney biopsy
- 2007/03/13 Ignore weak evidence at your own peril
- 2007/03/11 Reviewing a paper on qualitative data analysis
- 2007/03/09 Manipulation of peer-review publications by pharmaceutical companies
- 2007/03/08 How to draw a fishbone diagram
- 2007/03/07 Calculating a P control chart
- 2007/03/07 P control chart, answers to on your own exercises
- 2007/03/06 Analysis of Means answers to on your own exercises
- 2007/03/06 Calculation of Analysis of Means limits
- 2007/03/05 Review of statistical methods in The New England Journal of Medicine and Nature Medicine
- 2007/03/04 ANOM table for alpha=0.05, part 1
- 2007/03/02 Analysis of Means calculations
- 2007/03/02 Calculating an XBAR-S control chart
- 2007/03/02 Handouts for quality control workshop
- 2007/03/02 XBAR-S control chart, answers to on your own exercise
- 2007/03/01 Using a pocket calculator to compute a standard deviation
- 2007/02/28 Team exercise to illustrate ANOM calculations
- 2007/02/27 Stats
- 2007/02/27 Stats
- 2007/02/19 Formulas for cumulative Poisson and binomial probabilities
- 2007/02/15 A recent contribution to Wikipedia and to the Chance Wiki
- 2007/02/15 Searching through the Current Index to Statistics
- 2007/02/15 Three simple rules to establish quality
- 2007/02/14 Watch out for ambiguous data
- 2007/02/11 Advice for searching in PubMed
- 2007/02/11 Compound interest and powers
- 2007/02/08 Resources for fMRI data analysis
- 2007/02/06 When is a control chart not a control chart?
- 2007/02/01 Modular arithmetic and rounding in R
- 2007/01/31 The danger of providing expert testimony when you are not an expert
- 2007/01/30 Do your own power and sample size calculations
- 2007/01/26 Fitting a difference in exponential functions
- 2007/01/23 Manipulating graphic images using a touchscreen interface
- 2007/01/19 Books that discuss Poisson regression
- 2007/01/18 Tests of hypothesis and confidence intervals involving a correlation coefficient
- 2007/01/16 Technometrics review of Statistical Evidence
- 2007/01/15 Resources describing biplots
- 2007/01/12 What can you do with 100 words?
- 2007/01/09 Differences between the Chi-square test, Fisher’s Exact test, and logistic regression
- 2007/01/04 Can Google replace your doctor?
- 2007/01/03 Variable cluster sizes and their impact on sample size calculations
- 2006/12/29 Be sure to account for dropouts in your sample size calculation
- 2006/12/29 What percentage of medical decisions are based on good evidence?
- 2006/12/20 Cherry picking the literature
- 2006/12/18 Unusual advice about control charts
- 2006/12/14 Should/Can Statistical Consultants, be Independent?
- 2006/12/14 Using focus groups to bridge the gap between research and practice
- 2006/12/13 Evidence-based development of medical guidelines
- 2006/12/13 Mathematical and statistical challenges
- 2006/12/12 Perfect isn’t quite good enough
- 2006/12/06 PharmaIQ talks
- 2006/12/04 When are two events worrisome?
- 2006/11/21 Manipulation of peer-review publications by pharmaceutical companies
- 2006/11/17 A simple Bayesian model for accrual
- 2006/11/17 The tension between scientific validity and ethical concerns
- 2006/11/16 Fitting a quadratic regression model
- 2006/11/16 The complexities of having a variable number of measures per patient
- 2006/11/14 The danger of using humor on a web page
- 2006/11/09 Incorporating risk factors into diagnostic test calculations
- 2006/11/07 Rebutting an expert reviewer
- 2006/11/07 Technical Articles and Reports by David Heiser
- 2006/11/06 Materials for Signal Detection and Data Mining Strategies conference
- 2006/11/06 Medline is a very busy place
- 2006/11/02 Additions and improvements to my web pages
- 2006/11/02 Statistical concerns in research studies involving children
- 2006/10/27 Parametric tests for a ratio
- 2006/10/26 Adjusting a variable for age and sex
- 2006/10/26 Searching for pediatric articles on Medline
- 2006/10/23 Is a 10% shortfall in sample size critical?
- 2006/10/18 A simple example of a mixed linear regression model
- 2006/10/17 Ethical concerns about research in children
- 2006/10/16 Case studies for differences in research in children
- 2006/10/16 Mathematical derivation of the odds form of Bayes theorem
- 2006/10/13 Differences between children and adults
- 2006/10/10 Frank Harrell’s Philosophy of Biostatistics
- 2006/10/05 Book reviews for Statistical Evidence
- 2006/10/02 My second grant, part 3
- 2006/09/25 Improvements to weblog categories
- 2006/09/21 Is my confidence interval too wide?
- 2006/09/19 Two talks for PharmaIQ
- 2006/09/18 Oops! I found statistical significance in my pilot study
- 2006/09/15 Resources for the use of Statistical Process Control in Healthcare
- 2006/09/15 Special issues for research involving children
- 2006/09/14 Pharmacogenetics Research Network
- 2006/09/13 Ambiguous nature of the word “risk”
- 2006/09/13 Email discussion groups
- 2006/09/13 My second grant, part 2
- 2006/09/12 Graphics options in R
- 2006/09/07 Postmodern thought and evidence based medicine
- 2006/09/07 Rules for rounding numbers
- 2006/09/02 Continuous monitoring of the number needed to harm
- 2006/08/31 Changing page breaks in SPSS
- 2006/08/29 Wikipedia entry on Binomial Confidence Interval, Part 3
- 2006/08/25 Citing statistical software in research papers
- 2006/08/22 Wikipedia entry on Binomial Confidence Interval, Part 2
- 2006/08/20 Quality control humor
- 2006/08/18 An exact confidence interval for a binomial proportion
- 2006/08/16 More than one thousand web pages now available on my site
- 2006/08/15 American Statistical Association Traveling Course committee
- 2006/08/03 When should you worry about recall bias?
- 2006/08/02 Sales figures for Statistical Evidence in Medical Trials
- 2006/07/28 R libraries for sample size justification
- 2006/07/26 My second grant
- 2006/07/25 Using a colloquial tone in a grant application
- 2006/07/18 Questions a volunteer should ask before participating in a clinical trial
- 2006/07/18 Selecting randomly from a list
- 2006/07/17 Seminar notes. Adjustments for multiple comparisons
- 2006/07/17 Seminar notes. Issues in the analysis of mixed linear models
- 2006/07/17 Seminar notes. Missing values in a dose response model
- 2006/07/17 Seminar notes. Working with molecular biologists
- 2006/07/12 Fraudulent images in research
- 2006/07/10
- 2006/07/06 Possible sources of funding for my grant
- 2006/07/05 Stopping rules for a Data Safety Monitoring Plan
- 2006/06/30 Some resources for Analysis of Means
- 2006/06/30 What is block randomization
- 2006/06/29 Likelihood software for clinical trials
- 2006/06/29 The problem with ranking ordinal scales
- 2006/06/28 Colors for R graphs
- 2006/06/28 Resources for Item Response Theory
- 2006/06/26 Slash and burn models
- 2006/06/23 Using a charge of fraud to achieve a political end
- 2006/06/20 Applications of the CUSUM chart
- 2006/06/20 Auditing for data entry errors
- 2006/06/20 Philosophy of teaching
- 2006/06/20 Putting a human face on Evidence Based Medicine
- 2006/06/20 Withholding Personal Health Information from a patient
- 2006/06/17 Seminar notes. Confidence intervals for a variance ratio
- 2006/06/07 New entry in the Chance Wiki
- 2006/06/05 An amusing correlation
- 2006/06/05 Seminar on control charts and adverse events
- 2006/05/31 Methods for haplotype analysis
- 2006/05/30 Interesting stuff for the month of May
- 2006/05/30 Monitoring accrual rates
- 2006/05/26 Relationship between the standard deviation and the sample size
- 2006/05/25 Upcoming talks about control charts
- 2006/05/24 Using APR-DRGs for risk adjustment
- 2006/05/24 You won’t have Steve Simon to kick around anymore
- 2006/05/23 Another regular expression tip
- 2006/05/23 Can the p-value actually equal 1.0?
- 2006/05/23 Lost files
- 2006/05/18 Using regular expressions to insert line breaks
- 2006/05/17 Searching high level sources first
- 2006/05/10 Using a web site to promote your book
- 2006/05/08 Always ask why
- 2006/05/04 Data mining and drug safety
- 2006/05/04 What constitutes a conflict of interest?
- 2006/04/26 A simple application of propensity scores
- 2006/04/25 Surviving Statistical Spitting Matches
- 2006/04/19 Abstainer errors in study of alcohol abuse
- 2006/04/19 Giving credit where credit is due
- 2006/04/18 Univariate Model Based Clustering
- 2006/04/17 A Visit From a Thief
- 2006/04/17 Blindfolded Donkey
- 2006/04/17 Ninety Nine Samples
- 2006/04/17 Placing the symbol X-bar in a document
- 2006/04/17 The Busy Tailor
- 2006/04/17 The Only True Path
- 2006/04/17 Three new koans
- 2006/04/17 Topic list is complete!
- 2006/04/17 Useless Gifts
- 2006/04/17 Wax Fruit
- 2006/04/12 Interesting websites, publications and quotes for the month of April
- 2006/04/11 The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project
- 2006/04/04 Can you use the coefficient of determination for categorical variables?
- 2006/04/04 Interpretation of the correlation coefficient
- 2006/04/04 What is a beta coefficient?
- 2006/04/04 When is a co-authorship warranted?
- 2006/03/30 Articles on Bayesian data analysis
- 2006/03/30 Contradictory research
- 2006/03/30 How many charts should I pull?
- 2006/03/29 New koan page
- 2006/03/29 Small sample size, yet again
- 2006/03/29 The role of a statistician on an IRB
- 2006/03/26 Statistical koan #4
- 2006/03/24 Examples of a fishbone diagram
- 2006/03/24 Seminar notes, Creating More Effective Graphics
- 2006/03/17 My ten favorite books, #10
- 2006/03/16 Crash Course in Spss for Windows
- 2006/03/16 Statistical koan #3
- 2006/03/15 Post hoc comparisons
- 2006/03/14 Software for structural equations models
- 2006/03/10 More on the Emily Rosa experiment
- 2006/03/10 Poisson regression? Maybe not!
- 2006/03/10 Propensity scores
- 2006/03/08 What is construct validity?
- 2006/03/06 Best EBM articles in 2005
- 2006/02/28 Statistical koan #2
- 2006/02/28 Update on my book, Statistical Evidence in Medical Trials
- 2006/02/27 Statistical koans
- 2006/02/15 Difficulties in generalizing research
- 2006/02/14 Meta-analysis and diagnostic tests
- 2006/02/13 Checking a Chi-square test
- 2006/02/13 What makes a good book? A sense of humor.
- 2006/02/03 Reporting serious adverse events
- 2006/02/01 An Ensembl search
- 2006/02/01 Learning more about control charts
- 2006/01/31 How do the various clustering algorithms work?
- 2006/01/31 More lessons learned the hard way
- 2006/01/31 Real-life examples of survey mistakes
- 2006/01/31 Recent developments in searching for evidence
- 2006/01/24 A simple function for a Biplot in R
- 2006/01/24 Machine Learning tools in R
- 2006/01/24 Randomization tests for paired data
- 2006/01/20 Multicollinearity is not a violation of assumptions
- 2006/01/19 Davis Balestracci seminar
- 2006/01/19 Excluding zip codes with insufficient data
- 2006/01/18 Categorizing my weblog entries
- 2006/01/18 The Journal of Statistical Software
- 2006/01/17 Characterizing reasons for refusal
- 2006/01/16 Handling dropouts in NNT/NNH calculations
- 2006/01/12 First peek at the cover of my new book
- 2006/01/11 Where to go, where to go
- 2006/01/09 Extreme value distribution
- 2006/01/05 An entry in Chance News
- 2006/01/04 The past year in my weblog
- 2005/12/21 Vote for me
- 2005/12/15 Confidence intervals are needed to evaluate clinical importance
- 2005/12/13 Fractions are funny
- 2005/12/13 Group Sequential Monitoring of Clinical Trials in R
- 2005/12/12 The HapMap project
- 2005/11/28 Withholding information
- 2005/11/25 Hard learned lessons
- 2005/11/25 Slow progress on my weblog
- 2005/11/25 Stepwise regression to screen for covariates
- 2005/11/17 Web page for Fisher’s Exact test
- 2005/11/02 Non-destructive data editing
- 2005/11/02 Seventeen years between research and practice
- 2005/10/24 A nice definition of anecdotal evidence
- 2005/10/24 RMA normalization of microarrays
- 2005/10/14 A totally negative microarray experiment
- 2005/10/14 The fate of retracted articles
- 2005/10/14 Two nice R libraries
- 2005/10/13 A nonspecific diagnostic test
- 2005/10/11 A simple trick in R
- 2005/10/10 Responding to a critique of meta-analysis
- 2005/10/05 Quality control exercises, Part 2
- 2005/10/03 Sample size for a binomial confidence interval
- 2005/09/19 An error slips through the peer review process
- 2005/09/15 Dishonesty in medical research
- 2005/09/15 Free statistics software
- 2005/09/15 Testing for bimodality
- 2005/09/13 Self experimentation
- 2005/09/12 Science mentoring
- 2005/09/09 Two articles debating equipoise
- 2005/09/08 Naming conventions for genes, proteins, etc.
- 2005/09/06 Finding more information about a gene
- 2005/09/01 Quality control exercises
- 2005/08/17 What’s New in SPSS version 14.0
- 2005/08/16 Another disaster averted
- 2005/08/15 Contacting and working with me
- 2005/08/12 IRBs and scientific validity
- 2005/08/12 Sample size for a binary endpoint
- 2005/08/11 Case cohort design
- 2005/08/10 Dates in Excel and R
- 2005/08/03 Converting an odds ratio to a relative risk
- 2005/08/02 A third search for the evidence
- 2005/08/02 Allegations of scientific misconduct (August 1, 2005)
- 2005/08/02 An inefficient approach to randomization (August 10, 2005)
- 2005/08/02 Coding race/ethnicity (February 3, 2003)
- 2005/08/02 Effective communication about randomized clinical trials (created 2005-02-22)
- 2005/08/02 More on the weaknesses of randomized trials (created 2005-02-14)
- 2005/08/02 Publication in the ChanceWiki
- 2005/08/02 S-PLUS Clinical Safety Miner (March 10, 2005, Model, Software)
- 2005/08/01 Information content of a continuous distribution
- 2005/07/29 Expected value and moments
- 2005/07/29 Overview of evidence-based-medicine
- 2005/07/28 More on normalization
- 2005/07/28 Moving R objects
- 2005/07/27 Permutation tests for microarrays
- 2005/07/26 Analysis of Gene Expression Data Short Course
- 2005/07/26 Merging in R
- 2005/07/22 Registration of clinical trials
- 2005/07/21 More on regular expressions
- 2005/07/19 Counterpoint on Google Scholar
- 2005/07/19 Very low values from Cronbach’s Alpha
- 2005/07/15 The difference between absolute risks and relative risks
- 2005/07/11 Confidence interval for a correlation coefficient
- 2005/06/27 Dumping data from R to a text file
- 2005/06/20 What does a 60% drop mean?
- 2005/06/16 Step-down procedures for multiple comparisons
- 2005/06/10 More on the retroactive prayer study
- 2005/06/10 Some articles on meta-analysis
- 2005/06/07 Another search for evidence
- 2005/06/07 Another top ten study in EBM (February 14, 2005)
- 2005/06/07 I abhor Lilliefor and other tests of normality (created 2005-04-14).
- 2005/06/07 Ten research studies that anyone teaching EBM should be familiar with (January 17, 2005)
- 2005/06/07 When the F test is significant, but Tukey is not (created 2005-09-09)
- 2005/06/06 When can I stop my CQI study?
- 2005/06/04 Taking charges of conflicting interest too far
- 2005/06/01 Information theory and microarrays
- 2005/05/31 The paired availability design
- 2005/05/26 Application of the ROC curve to microarray data
- 2005/05/25 Changes to STAT-L/sci.stat.consult
- 2005/05/25 Dimension reduction in a microarray experiment
- 2005/05/24 Importing value labels from Access into SPSS
- 2005/05/24 When one group only has a single observation
- 2005/05/23 Another open site closes
- 2005/05/20 Adjusting for covariate imbalance
- 2005/05/19 Computing normal probabilities
- 2005/05/17 More on searching the literature
- 2005/05/17 What is critical thinking?
- 2005/05/16 A disaster averted
- 2005/05/16 Geometric distribution
- 2005/05/13 Hedge’s G
- 2005/05/13 Post hoc power is never justified
- 2005/05/11 Confidence intervals around a safety level
- 2005/05/10 String manipulations in R
- 2005/05/06 Preserving spacing in html code
- 2005/05/03 Searching the literature
- 2005/05/02 Meta-analysis talk
- 2005/04/28 PubMed tags
- 2005/04/27 Determining the optimal threshold for a diagnostic test
- 2005/04/26 Searching the Internet
- 2005/04/25 MedStats discussion group
- 2005/04/22 Microarray data analysis, again
- 2005/04/22 More than 90% censored values
- 2005/04/19 Incidence density ratio
- 2005/04/19 Measuring agreement
- 2005/04/19 S-plus version 7
- 2005/04/18 Profile analysis and MANOVA
- 2005/04/15 Fair Use of copyrighted material
- 2005/04/15 Presenting Numbers, Tables, and Charts
- 2005/04/15 Tolerance limits
- 2005/04/05 Do I have enough data after 24 months of time?
- 2005/04/05 Summing ordinal data
- 2005/03/31 Where is the confidence interval?
- 2005/03/25 Non-random samples
- 2005/03/25 Open-ended questions on a survey
- 2005/03/24 Inferential and descriptive statistics
- 2005/03/24 More on information theory models
- 2005/03/23 Surrogate outcomes
- 2005/03/22 A collection of randomized and non-randomized studies
- 2005/03/22 Coming soon!
- 2005/03/22 Language resources
- 2005/03/22 Meta-analysis for a diagnostic test
- 2005/03/22 Stratified Cox regression models
- 2005/03/22 Using Mathematica and Matlab for Statistics
- 2005/03/18 Meta-analysis
- 2005/03/15 Digitizing a graph
- 2005/03/14 Publicon software
- 2005/03/14 Quality of published research
- 2005/03/14 Selective reporting of research findings
- 2005/03/11 Clinical importance
- 2005/03/11 Cumulative meta-analysis
- 2005/03/10 More articles on microarrays
- 2005/03/10 Quotes for the month of March
- 2005/03/08 Sample size calculation for a nonparametric test
- 2005/03/08 Technology to end spam
- 2005/03/07 Review articles on microarrays
- 2005/03/02 PowerPoint Counterpoint
- 2005/03/01 Growth curves
- 2005/03/01 The costs of a false positive test
- 2005/02/28 Adjusting for a baseline measurement
- 2005/02/28 More on the top ten studies in EBM
- 2005/02/22 Taguchi methods
- 2005/02/21 Quotes for February
- 2005/02/18 Developing good practice guidelines
- 2005/02/16 Report cards
- 2005/02/15 Moderator variables
- 2005/02/15 Public access to publications from NIH-funded research
- 2005/02/15 Side effects of Cox-2 inhibitors
- 2005/02/14 Optimization using the MM algorithm
- 2005/02/14 Relationship between sample size and p-values
- 2005/02/11 Control charts for monitoring mortality rates
- 2005/02/09 Continuous variables in a logistic regression model
- 2005/02/08 A small p-value does not mean a large difference
- 2005/02/03 Sampling the entire population
- 2005/02/01 A surprising application of the harmonic mean
- 2005/01/27 A false sense of frugality
- 2005/01/27 Statistical Evidence in Medical Trials
- 2005/01/27 Statistical Evidence in Medical Trials
- 2005/01/26 Placing consecutive dates in a column of an SPSS file
- 2005/01/25 Re-weighting the data
- 2005/01/24 Quotes for the month of January
- 2005/01/24 Steps in a typical Bayesian model
- 2005/01/21 How good is your intuition?
- 2005/01/21 Summary Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve
- 2005/01/20 Adjusted odds ratios
- 2005/01/19 Testing baseline imbalance in a randomized study
- 2005/01/19 The Digital Object Identifier
- 2005/01/18 Confusion about p-values
- 2005/01/17 More thoughts on equipoise
- 2005/01/13 Small relative risks
- 2005/01/12 Forest plots
- 2005/01/06 Odds ratios less than one
- 2005/01/06 Two cautionary tales about data mining
- 2005/01/04 Spectrum Bias
- 2005/01/03 Monetary incentives
- 2005/01/01 A controversial meta-analysis
- 2005/01/01 Best EBM methods or teaching papers in 2004
- 2005/01/01 Ethical principles for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- 2005/01/01 Examples of confidence intervals
- 2005/01/01 Media interview tips
- 2005/01/01 More on conflicts of interest
- 2005/01/01 More on discovering gene information
- 2005/01/01 Publicly available microarray data
- 2005/01/01 Standard deviation versus standard error (May 16, 2005)
- 2005/01/01 Statistical Analysis of Microarrays by Insightful Software
- 2005/01/01 The ethics of randomization
- 2005/01/01 The S+ CorrelatedData Library (May 19, 2005)
- 2005/01/01 Two articles in the Chance Wiki
- 2005/01/01 What alternative medicine can teach us about evidence-based medicine
- 2004/12/29 Testing for side effects
- 2004/12/28 Weblinks for December 2004
- 2004/12/24 Acuity microarray analysis software
- 2004/12/24 Can you recommend a good book?
- 2004/12/24 Design and analysis of pilot studies
- 2004/12/24 Designing a questionnaire
- 2004/12/24 Is the randomized trial the gold standard for research?
- 2004/12/24 Outcomes research
- 2004/12/22 Simpson’s Paradox
- 2004/12/21 Subgroup analysis
- 2004/12/15 Neyman bias
- 2004/12/13 Prayer studies
- 2004/12/08 Surromed and the DecisionSite S-Plus Server Solution
- 2004/12/07 New in SPSS version 13.0
- 2004/12/01 Entrenched beliefs
- 2004/11/30 Sample size for cluster randomized trials
- 2004/11/29 Confidence intervals
- 2004/11/29 Measuring heterogeneity in meta-analysis
- 2004/11/24 Alternatives to equipoise
- 2004/11/24 Controversy over stopping a study early
- 2004/11/24 Intellectual conflict of interest [Incomplete]
- 2004/11/24 Unequal sample sizes
- 2004/11/19 Software patents
- 2004/11/17 Ratio of observations to independent variables
- 2004/11/12 Discrepancy between univariate and multivariate models
- 2004/11/09 Testing multinomial proportions
- 2004/11/05 Confidence intervals for complex research designs
- 2004/11/04 Research on therapies that have no known mechanism of action
- 2004/11/02 Anecdotal information
- 2004/11/01 Unblinding at the end of a study
- 2004/10/25 Automating statistical analyses
- 2004/10/25 Unnecessary diagnostic tests
- 2004/09/24 Top six mistakes in teaching EBM
- 2004/09/23 The price of Kaplan-Meier
- 2004/09/22 Multiple degree of freedom tests
- 2004/09/22 Sample size for an ordinal outcome
- 2004/09/21 A simple microarray experiment
- 2004/09/17 What’s the best statistical model?
- 2004/09/15 Rates versus proportions
- 2004/09/13 Printer friendly versions of web pages
- 2004/09/10 International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health
- 2004/09/06 Full-Body Computed Tomography Screening
- 2004/09/03 Nitty Gritty NIH
- 2004/08/31 More on information theory models
- 2004/08/27 Report cards
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- 2004/07/27 Evaluating the AUC for an ROC curve
- 2004/07/26 Random identification numbers
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- 2004/07/23 Sample size calculations in studies with a baseline
- 2004/07/21 Retrospective chart reviews and IRB approval
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- 2004/07/15 Adaptive randomization
- 2004/07/15 Bluejacket Toastmasters speech
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- 2004/06/22 S+ArrayAnalyzer web seminar
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- 2004/04/15 Degrees of freedom, Part 2
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- 2004/03/09 Central Limit Theorem
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- 2004/01/01 Weblog entries from the 2004 JSM
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- 2003/11/27 Steps in a typical equivalence data analysis
- 2003/11/26 Accuracy of computations
- 2003/11/26 Data is/are
- 2003/10/01 A simple model of nonlinear growth
- 2003/09/22 Steps in a typical data mining model
- 2003/09/08 An introduction to diagnostic testing
- 2003/07/29 SPSS syntax for Poisson Regression, Marta Garcia-Granero, PhD
- 2003/07/28 Mean or median?
- 2003/07/24 What does “overfitting” mean?
- 2003/06/20 Steps in a typical ANOVA model
- 2003/06/05 Pitch the pie! Ban the bar!
- 2003/06/05 Skewed data
- 2003/05/09 Cluster randomization
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- 2003/02/03 Coding race/ethnicity
- 2003/01/01 Diagnostic
- 2002/11/06 Displaying tables of percentages
- 2002/11/01 Post hoc power
- 2002/10/11 Log transformation
- 2002/10/11 Steps in a typical survival data analysis
- 2002/09/11 Checking the assumption of normality
- 2002/08/27 Data management for survival data
- 2002/08/01 Exploring interactions in a linear regression model
- 2002/07/26 Longitudinal data
- 2002/07/23 The concepts behind the logistic regression model
- 2002/07/22 SPSS dialog boxes for logistic regression
- 2002/07/12 So you want to write a questionnaire
- 2002/06/24 Interpreting coefficients in a linear regression model
- 2002/06/21 SPSS dialog boxes for a descriptive analysis
- 2002/06/21 SPSS dialog boxes for linear regression models
- 2002/05/06 Why 95% confidence limits?
- 2002/03/06 SPSS citation
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- 2002/01/01 Establishing validity and reliability
- 2002/01/01 Getting IRB approval forÂ your research
- 2002/01/01 Stopping a study early
- 2001/11/02 Unequal group sizes
- 2001/10/11 BMJ letter
- 2001/10/11 Problems with a very small sample
- 2001/10/11 Steps in a descriptive model
- 2001/07/30 Parametric versus nonparametric tests
- 2001/07/30 Web polls
- 2001/01/24 Loading ODBC drivers from the Microsoft Data Access Pack
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- 2001/01/15 Writing the methods section of your grant
- 2001/01/09 Odds ratio versus relative risk
- 2001/01/01 Confidence interval with zero events
- 2001/01/01 Documenting negative results in a research paper
- 2001/01/01 Ethics of a placebo group
- 2001/01/01 Privacy concerns in research
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- 2001/01/01 Steps in a descriptive model
- 2001/01/01 Three things you need for a power calculation
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- 2000/08/23 Stratified random sample.
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- 2000/06/27 Kaplan Meier
- 2000/02/02 Links from other sites
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- 2000/01/28 Exporting SPSS graphs and tables.
- 2000/01/28 Important disclaimer.
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- 2000/01/28 Spreadsheet or Database?
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- 2000/01/27 Flaws in a research paper
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- 2000/01/27 Jargon in Statistics
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- 2000/01/27 Number Needed to Treat
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- 2000/01/27 Sigma in the control chart.
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- 1999/09/21 Steps in a typical linear regression analysis
- 1999/09/20 Importing spreadsheet data into SPSS
- 1999/09/20 Where do research ideas come from? by Ronan Conroy
- 1999/09/18 Documenting your SPSS data sets
- 1999/09/18 Inputting a two-by-two table into SPSS
- 1999/09/18 Modifying SPSS data
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- 1999/09/13 Writing a research grant
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- 1999/09/03 Pilot study
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- 1999/08/19 ROC curve
- 1999/08/18 All or nothing
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- 1999/08/18 Developing a research hypothesis
- 1999/08/18 How to randomize
- 1999/08/18 Importing database files into SPSS
- 1999/08/18 R-squared
- 1999/08/18 Raynald’s SPSS Tools
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- 1999/01/01 Interpreting p-values in a
- 1999/01/01 Is intuition real?
- 1999/01/01 Is it ethical to recruit a panhandler
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- 1999/01/01 Jumpstart Statistics, a proposal for my
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- 1999/01/01 Masters or Phd in Statistics?
- 1999/01/01 Meta-analysis for a single mean
- 1999/01/01 Minimum sample size needed for a time
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- 1999/01/01 Ordinal entropy
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- 1999/01/01 Poem to help you remember the quotient rule
- 1999/01/01 Pooling different measures of risk in a
- 1999/01/01 Poster presentation at the
- 1999/01/01 Power calculations for comparison of
- 1999/01/01 Proposed poster for the Missouri
- 1999/01/01 Putting variable names into a model
- 1999/01/01 Quiz about p-values
- 1999/01/01 Resources using Stack Overflow
- 1999/01/01 SPSS or Stata?
- 1999/01/01 The odds ratio in logistic regression
- 1999/01/01 The Science-Based Medicine
- 1999/01/01 The SPSS t-test is confusing
- 1999/01/01 Transforming the parameter
- 1999/01/01 Using information theory to identify
- 1999/01/01 What I use for talks instead of
- 1999/01/01 What is principal components analysis?
- 1999/01/01 What is residual confounding?
- 1999/01/01 What to say when any data
- 1999/01/01 What’s a fair price for SPSS?
- 1999/01/01 Why the least squares regression line
- 1999/01/01 Withdrawing from a study and taking
- 1999/01/01 Would you hire someone who knew theory