Statistical Methods for Comparative Studies: Techniques for Bias Reduction

Statistical Methods for Comparative Studies: Techniques for Bias Reduction

Author(s): Sharon Anderson, Ariane Auquier, Walter W. Hauck, David Oakes, Walter Vandaele, Herbert I. Weisberg

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

Print ISBN: 9780471048381

Online ISBN: 9780470316498

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316498

About this Book

Brings together techniques for the design and analysis of comparative studies. Methods include multivariate matching, standardization and stratification, analysis of covariance, logit analysis, and log linear analysis. Quantitatively assesses techniques' effectiveness in reducing bias. Discusses hypothesis testing, survival analysis, repeated measure design, and causal inference from comparative studies.

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