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# Forum: Biostatistics

Epidemiology and biostatistics, public health research. GLM, logistic regression, survival analysis, clinical trials.

1. ### Help on Bhapkar's Test using SAS/R/SPSS?

Hi All, I am currently wandering in the unfamiliar territory of the Bhapkar's test, and hopefully someone can provide some guidance... Please see...

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08-22-2016, 09:47 PM
2. ### Help with statistical power?

Hi, I'm doing a study looking at the ability of a test to detect a change in bacterial numbers pre- versus post-treatment . I've done a chi-square...

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08-21-2016, 03:01 AM
3. ### Graphpad or SPSS way to analyze this question

Dear friends, I have ~3500 patients. I have ages for everyone of them, and i have a laboratory value for each one as well. I want to know if the...

• Replies: 4
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08-15-2016, 08:48 PM
4. ### Fisher Test for 5x2 table with SAS or R

Hi, I wish to perform a Fisher Test for a 5x2 contingency table. I have a patient population divided in to 5 treatment groups, each with a...

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08-13-2016, 11:38 PM
5. ### Repeated Measures Analysis with a long baseline period

I am currently attempting to analyze the efficacy of a treatment on a premature baby's SpO2 levels. I have many measurements before the treatment...

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08-08-2016, 10:41 AM
6. ### Mean and SD of two means and SD

If we have two groups of males, group 1: age >60 and group 2 <60. each of these groups have mean and SD; can we calculate a mean and SD for all...

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08-04-2016, 11:36 PM
7. ### Beginner questions: Clinical trial

Hi there! I am a medical student working on my PhD, and I am analyzing some data for a meeting. Since we don't learn much about statistics (at...

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08-03-2016, 02:37 PM
8. ### Interpreting odds ratio in ordinal logistic regression

Hi All, My data is from an educational programme for students. Questionnaire data was collected pre-intervention and post-intervention. We are...

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08-03-2016, 01:31 AM
9. ### Is this the right away to perform a trend analysis in a r*c table?

I might be not posting the question in the right forum since I didn't get any advice so far (after 20 viewers) and my project is a public health one,...

• Replies: 1
• Views: 2,066
08-01-2016, 01:01 PM
10. ### Intrarater reliability for continuous variable

I was hopeful for some advice on how to assess intrarater (not inter) reliability. My specific problem is 1 rater repeats a measurement on 20...

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07-30-2016, 12:22 PM
11. ### SAS Coding to find averages for every 60 observations

Hi. I am working on an analysis for research on premature baby health. I ran into a SAS coding issue which I hope some of you can help me with. ...

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07-29-2016, 01:38 PM
12. ### Paired or Unpaired T-test?

If I have traps set to capture a certain animal at night vs. during the day, would I use a paired or unpaired T-test? I'd be comparing the mean...

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07-28-2016, 03:22 PM
13. ### Cox's regression

Hello, I have some experimental data for animals with tumours. Unfortunately, they were not followed individually during a time course, but...

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07-27-2016, 06:03 AM
14. ### starting in biostats and need to analyse clinical data. how to begin.

Hello everybody I am a very beginer in stats and in using SPSS. I need to analyse some clinical data. I want to know please if this is a good...

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• Views: 1,327
07-22-2016, 03:54 PM
15. ### Which statistical approach?

Dear all, I am a biologist with a very poor statistical knowledge so please excuse me if my question is not very well formulated- I am doing my best...

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07-18-2016, 09:41 AM
16. ### Correct analysis of crossover trials

Hi everybody I was wondering if anyone here had any expertise regarding analysis of crossover trials. I'm writing my thesis at the moment and...

• Replies: 1
• Views: 1,232
07-18-2016, 08:29 AM
17. ### Author's interpretation of Odds Ratio and Confidence intervals

Hi all, Having some difficulty understanding the results of this paper I am including in a review. It compares the effects of 3 interventions...

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07-16-2016, 08:16 AM
18. ### What does a mean probability mean?

Hi all. If each case in a dataset is assigned a probability of a certain event having occurred (based on their own individual data) and I...

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07-13-2016, 07:05 PM
19. ### Computing age and gender standardised mean BMI

Hi, I'll appreciate a lot if someone could tell me how to compute age and gender standardised mean BMI in stata. Thanks. ZZ

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07-10-2016, 08:20 PM

I'm trying to help my wife with some statistics. She's looking to see if people with Removable Dentures (RD) have a higher prevalence of Combination...

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07-09-2016, 03:35 AM
21. ### power calculation for two groups (parallel)

Hi I have got 400 and 600 samples in control and test groups respectively. And in each of these two groups, i have an effect variable that occurs at...

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07-08-2016, 10:54 AM
22. ### SPSS, descriptive statistics, crosstabs, risk

the problem has been solved. thanks

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07-07-2016, 03:36 AM
23. ### Parallel Bioequivalence Study Sample Size

I need to calculate the required sample size given the following information: Power=80% Coefficient of variation for Cmax and AUC = 40% True...

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07-04-2016, 03:26 AM
24. ### How to prove two methods are “similar”?

We are testing two imaging machines. One of the machines has been validated numerous times. However, we built the new machine and we need to prove...

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07-01-2016, 10:40 AM
25. ### External Validation of Cox Model

I have two data set (training and validation) for building and validating a Cox model. With the training data set I fitted a cox model using...

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06-29-2016, 04:18 AM
26. ### Help interpreting an interaction in Binary Logistic Regression

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to read my problem that I am having. The goal: interpret the direction of the interaction term. ...

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06-25-2016, 04:05 PM
27. ### Calculating standard deviation from mean and P value

I am doing a systematic review and one of the papers I am including has reported the data only as mean, sample size and P value. I need the mean and...

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CMP
06-24-2016, 10:10 AM
28. ### Permutation correlation with one non-normal variable

Hi, I am trying to assess the relationship between a relatively normally distributed variable (brain volume) and a strongly right-skewed...

• Replies: 1
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06-24-2016, 02:45 AM
29. ### Computing effect size with adverse event counts?

Hello! I'm working on a meta-analysis, and I have a special problem regarding effect size. Can anyone lend me some insight? I have a treatment...

• Replies: 1
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CMP
06-22-2016, 05:34 PM
30. ### Triple crossover study and multivariate model with paired data

Hi, I would like to analyze data from a triple crossover study. Same population received same drug (or placebo) three times a day with...

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06-21-2016, 06:50 AM
31. ### Statistical Approach for data (uneven intervals)

Hello, What statistical approach would you recommend for a data of the following pattern. In a 12-hour window, each row/ID is an independent...

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rvr
06-20-2016, 12:23 PM
32. ### Test for ordinal DV in mixed design

What's the corresponding test to Two way Mixed ANOVA when the DV is ordinal? I have two treatment groups, 14 time points and the DV is an ordinal...

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06-14-2016, 06:55 PM
33. ### Repeatability and Logistic Regression?

Hi all, my stats knowledge is quite basic so I would appreciate any help you can provide! I am working on a study looking at inter-grader and...

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06-10-2016, 02:02 PM
34. ### Is this study a case-control or retrospective cohort?

"Recently we retrospectively examined the spine on pyelograms of 34 children with Wilms tumour. The findings were compared with those obtained in 148...

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06-02-2016, 11:44 PM
35. ### Significance of a Dichotomous Variable Over a Continuous Variable

Hi all! I ran an analysis using the 2005 healthy eating index (HEI) score as the dependent variable and am a bit confused by my results. The HEI...

• Replies: 1
• Views: 1,327
06-01-2016, 06:24 AM
36. ### Chi Square for Molecular Screening Comparison

Hi, I'm trying to run a chi square test to compare two different screening methods for a pathogen. I'm testing this by diluting a known positive...

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05-31-2016, 03:59 PM
37. ### Best Statistical test for data

Hi All, Just wondering if someone could help with an issue with my data. I am wanting to analyse the relationship between continuous variable...

• Replies: 3
• Views: 1,528
05-26-2016, 06:49 AM
38. ### ANCOVA assmptions not met.

Hi, What is the non parametric alternative for parametric ANCOVA if we find that some ANCOVA assumptions are not met? How it can be done in SAS?

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05-25-2016, 04:03 AM

Hi, I was wondering if you guys can provide some ideas on best test for my samples size, since I am not very stat savvy. My project consist of...

• Replies: 4
• Views: 1,432
05-24-2016, 09:03 AM
40. ### Frequency analysis

Hello. I have a problem with my analysis. I got 2 groups which take drug (Group 1 (50 people) takes real medicine and Group 2 (40 people) takes...

• Replies: 7
• Views: 1,858
05-23-2016, 08:12 AM
41. ### Non parametric multivariate analysis. maybe :(

Hello to everyone, i need some help with my statistical analysis. I have two different pharmacokinetic parameters. They result from two different...

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05-20-2016, 04:07 AM
42. ### Which statistical test shoud I use?

I have concentrations of one metal in two organs of a snail – kidney and foot (n=10). What statistical test should I use to check if the difference...

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05-19-2016, 02:27 PM
43. ### LD50 and ED50 calculation with Probit and other methods

hello All i'm not have good experiences in bio-statistic and want to know how can i calculate LD50 for Bacteria and ED50 for Bacterial Vaccine...

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05-18-2016, 01:19 PM
44. ### Integrate different types of data from different studies?

Hi, Is it possible to integrate different types of data from different studies? If yes, what precautions we must take? For example, let us...

• Replies: 1
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05-18-2016, 08:26 AM
45. ### Metal accumulation dependence on weight and pollution

I'm working on metal accumulation in two landsnail species and it includes their kidneys and feet. I have concentrations of 7 metals in these organs...

• Replies: 1
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05-18-2016, 07:26 AM
46. ### I do not know how to calculate my sample size…

Hello, can someone help me calculate my sample size and showing me the steps of how it should be done? I am going to do a study to see a...

• Replies: 0
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05-16-2016, 04:37 AM
47. ### Query about RRs and confounders

Hi I am doing my head in over something very simple. Its more theoretical and I'm trying to work out a method. I am hoping someone can clarify...

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05-15-2016, 07:02 PM
48. ### Safety or efficacy outcome?

Dear friends, I got confused regarding outcome study I had to review. The primary outcome is: Time to the first occurrence of any of the...

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05-14-2016, 12:47 PM
49. ### Problems in Cox proportional hazards model, Survival analysis.

Hello everyone, I got trouble with some problems as following Suppose a Cox proportional hazards model was fit with 2 covariates, smoking status...

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05-11-2016, 12:33 AM
50. ### Repeated measures with one between subject and two within subject factors

I have measured plasma cortisol levels in blood samples collected at an interval of 1 hour over a period of 24 hours in 10 male and female animals...

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05-08-2016, 08:27 PM
51. ### Best way to calculate power, precision & sample size using complex pilot data set?

I have a large and complex pilot data set of electromyographic (EMG) data collected from human subjects performing several different exercises. A...

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05-05-2016, 01:16 PM
52. ### should I include a table with non significant results of Z proportion tests

I am writing a manuscript and have a table with ONLY non significant Z proportion test results. I am wondering whether to omit this table although it...

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05-05-2016, 07:26 AM
53. ### Diagnostic accuracy of two methods tested on longitudinal data/repeated measurements

To compare two imaging rating methods in detecting growth (ordinal variable + , = , - ) we compared serial MRI's with both methods. We have for...

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04-26-2016, 06:06 PM
54. ### URGENT: What are the statistical limits and biases in this scientific article?

I need to deliver this exercise in the next 10 hours. QUESTION: What are the statistical limits and biases in this scientific article, which...

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04-26-2016, 01:21 PM

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