Chapter 7. Comparing Paired Groups for Binary, Ordered Categorical and Continuous Outcomes

  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.ch7

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. (2009) Comparing Paired Groups for Binary, Ordered Categorical and Continuous Outcomes, in Sample Size Tables for Clinical Studies, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300710.ch7

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:

  • paired groups for binary, ordered categorical and continuous outcomes;
  • common situation and linked data;
  • cross-over trial planned;
  • matched case-control study;
  • ‘before-and-after’ design - matched pair design variation;
  • binary data;
  • McNemar's test;
  • ordered categorical data;
  • Wilcoxon signed rank test;
  • anticipated proportions of responses from trainee general Practitioners (TGPs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Designs

  • Binary data

  • Ordered categorical data

  • Continuous data

  • Bibliography

  • Examples and use of tables

  • References