Missing Data in Clinical Studies (Statistics in Practice)
Hardcover: 526 pages
Publisher: ; 1 edition (April 24, 2007)
Publication Date: April 24, 2007 | ISBN-10: 0470849819 | ISBN-13: 978-0470849811 | Edition: 1
Missing Data in Clinical Studies provides a comprehensive account of the problems arising when data from clinical and related studies are incomplete, and presents the reader with approaches to effectively address them. The text provides a critique of conventional and simple methods before moving on to discuss more advanced approaches. The authors focus on practical and modeling concepts, providing an extensive set of case studies to illustrate the problems described.
· Provides a practical guide to the analysis of clinical trials and related studies with missing data.
· Examines the problems caused by missing data, enabling a complete understanding of how to overcome them.
· Presents conventional, simple methods to tackle these problems, before addressing more advanced approaches, including sensitivity analysis, and the MAR missingness mechanism.
· Illustrated throughout with real-life case studies and worked examples from clinical trials.