Chapter 3. Comparing Two Independent Groups for Binary Data

  1. David Machin1,2,3,
  2. Michael J. Campbell3,
  3. Say Beng Tan4,5 and
  4. Sze Huey Tan2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300710.ch3

Sample Size Tables for Clinical Studies, Third Edition

Sample Size Tables for Clinical Studies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Machin, D., Campbell, M. J., Tan, S. B. and Tan, S. H. (2008) Comparing Two Independent Groups for Binary Data, in Sample Size Tables for Clinical Studies, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300710.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group, University of Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre, Singapore

  3. 3

    Medical Statistics Unit, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 4

    Singapore Clinical Research Institute, Singapore

  5. 5

    Duke–NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146500

Online ISBN: 9781444300710

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Keywords:

  • sample-size calculations for comparisons between two groups;
  • comparing two proportions;
  • two independent groups for binary data;
  • allocation ratio choice;
  • one proportion known;
  • Examples and use of tables;
  • regression coefficient estimate stability and logistic model;
  • practicalities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Comparing two proportions

  • One proportion known

  • Practicalities

  • Bibliography

  • Examples and use of the tables

  • References