J A Hanley

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bootstrap confidence intervals for the sensitivity of a quantitative diagnostic test
    R W Platt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Stat Med 19:313-22. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring the mortality impact of breast cancer screening
    James A Hanley
    McGill University
    Can J Public Health 104:e437-42. 2013
  3. pmc Participation in organised sports does not slow declines in physical activity during adolescence
    Mathieu Bélanger
    Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau Brunswick, Université de Moncton and Université de Sherbrooke, Moncton, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:22. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Creating non-parametric bootstrap samples using Poisson frequencies
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 83:57-62. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Mortality reductions produced by sustained prostate cancer screening have been underestimated
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    J Med Screen 17:147-51. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint An 'unconditional-like' structure for the conditional estimator of odds ratio from 2 x 2 tables
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biom J 48:23-34. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Efficient sampling approaches to address confounding in database studies
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Stat Methods Med Res 18:81-105. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The Breslow estimator of the nonparametric baseline survivor function in Cox's regression model: some heuristics
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 19:101-2. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of mortality data from cancer screening studies: looking in the right window
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 16:786-90. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Two-stage case-control studies: precision of parameter estimates and considerations in selecting sample size
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1225-34. 2005

Detail Information

Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint Bootstrap confidence intervals for the sensitivity of a quantitative diagnostic test
    R W Platt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Stat Med 19:313-22. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring the mortality impact of breast cancer screening
    James A Hanley
    McGill University
    Can J Public Health 104:e437-42. 2013
    ..e., too soon after study entry and too late after discontinuation of screening...
  3. pmc Participation in organised sports does not slow declines in physical activity during adolescence
    Mathieu Bélanger
    Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau Brunswick, Université de Moncton and Université de Sherbrooke, Moncton, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:22. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Creating non-parametric bootstrap samples using Poisson frequencies
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 83:57-62. 2006
    ..The proposed method is also evaluated in two worked examples, involving statistics whose sampling distribution is more complex. The second of these is also used to illustrate when one can and cannot use non-parametric bootstrap samples...
  5. doi request reprint Mortality reductions produced by sustained prostate cancer screening have been underestimated
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    J Med Screen 17:147-51. 2010
    ..This paper provides a re-analysis of the results using time-specific measures, which avoid the first of these sources of error...
  6. ncbi request reprint An 'unconditional-like' structure for the conditional estimator of odds ratio from 2 x 2 tables
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biom J 48:23-34. 2006
    ..The augmentation involves a factor, similar to the finite population correction, derived from the minimum of the marginal totals...
  7. doi request reprint Efficient sampling approaches to address confounding in database studies
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Stat Methods Med Res 18:81-105. 2009
    ..This review describes some of the sampling approaches and accompanying data-analysis methods that can be used to assess, and deal efficiently with, such confounding...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Breslow estimator of the nonparametric baseline survivor function in Cox's regression model: some heuristics
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 19:101-2. 2008
    ..None comment on the structure of these estimators. This note brings out a heuristic representation that may help to de-mystify the structure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of mortality data from cancer screening studies: looking in the right window
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 16:786-90. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Two-stage case-control studies: precision of parameter estimates and considerations in selecting sample size
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1225-34. 2005
    ..Two methods are suggested for sample size planning based on a quantitative, rather than binary, exposure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Statistical analysis of correlated data using generalized estimating equations: an orientation
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 157:364-75. 2003
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Does children's energy intake at one meal influence their intake at subsequent meals? Or do we just think it does?
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:241-8. 2010
    ..We conclude that the commonly held belief that young children have a strong physiological compensatory mechanism to adjust intake at one meal based on intake at prior meals is likely to be based on flawed statistical reasoning...
  13. pmc A heuristic approach to the formulas for population attributable fraction
    J A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:508-14. 2001
    ..Thus, many health researchers and public health practitioners are unaware of, or are not confident in their use of, these formulas, particularly when they involve several exposure levels, or confounding factors...
  14. doi request reprint Measuring mortality reductions in cancer screening trials
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Avenue West, McGill University, Montreal, Que bec, H3A 1A2, Canada
    Epidemiol Rev 33:36-45. 2011
    ..Without appropriate analyses, results from cancer screening trials will be distorted...
  15. pmc How long did their hearts go on? A Titanic study
    James A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A2
    BMJ 327:1457-8. 2003
  16. doi request reprint Profile-specific survival estimates: making reports of clinical trials more patient-relevant
    Marilyse Julien
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Trials 5:107-15. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants and risk of prostate cancer: a nested case-control study
    H M Tamim
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 11:53-60. 2008
    ..TCA use 2-5 years in the past was associated with a small dose-dependent increase in the risk of prostate cancer. Nevertheless, detection bias could have contributed to the observed association...
  18. pmc The effects of transdermal and oral oestrogen replacement therapy on colorectal cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    I Csizmadi
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, S M B D Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Cancer 90:76-81. 2004
    ..33 (95% CI: 0.12-0.95), and for OE use were 0.90 (95% CI: 0.73-1.01) and 0.75 (95% CI: 0.60-0.93), respectively. The risk reduction for colorectal cancer with TDE may be greater in magnitude than that which has been reported for oral HRT...
  19. ncbi request reprint A method is presented to plan the required sample size when estimating regression-based reference limits
    Carine A Bellera
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H2T 1H3, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:610-5. 2007
    ..Although the variability of regression-based reference limits has been addressed previously, the available methods to determine the sample sizes needed to estimate them are neither transparent nor user-friendly...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of HLA mismatch at first kidney transplant on lifetime with graft function in young recipients
    B J Foster
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada Montreal Children s Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Transplant 14:876-85. 2014
    ..26 [0.99, 1.60]; p = 0.06) to receive a second transplant after listing. The benefits of better HLA matching at first transplant on lifetime with graft function are significant, but relatively small...
  21. pmc Screening for prostate cancer: estimating the magnitude of overdetection
    M McGregor
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 159:1368-72. 1998
    ..The main risk of screening is overdetection--the detection of cancer that, if left untreated, would not cause death. In this study the authors estimate the level of overdetection that might result from annual screening of men aged 50-70...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association between vitamin A status and lung function level in children aged 6--9 years in Wukro wereda, Northern Ethiopia
    T Kassaye
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 30:457-64. 2001
    ..This report describes a cross-sectional analysis of the relationship between lung function and vitamin A status in an area endemic to vitamin A deficiency...
  23. ncbi request reprint Identification in administrative databases of women dying of breast cancer
    Bruno Gagnon
    Division of Stroke, Rehabilitation, Health Care Services, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 24:856-62. 2006
    ..The study purpose is to develop and test the validity of an algorithm allowing the classification of the decedents as dying of breast cancer (BC), using administrative data...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physician scores on a national clinical skills examination as predictors of complaints to medical regulatory authorities
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 298:993-1001. 2007
    ..To address this problem, licensure assessment has been reformed in Canada and the United States, including a national standardized assessment of patient-physician communication and clinical history taking and examination skills...
  25. ncbi request reprint The structural equation modeling technique did not show a response shift, contrary to the results of the then test and the individualized approaches
    Sara Ahmed
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1125-33. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present article was to contrast three methodologic approaches for evaluating response shift to develop a proposed set of HRQL measurement recommendations under circumstances where response shift is expected to occur...
  26. doi request reprint Influence of physicians' management and communication ability on patients' persistence with antihypertensive medication
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, 1140 Pine Ave W, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3 Canada
    Arch Intern Med 170:1064-72. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a physician's medical management and communication ability influence persistence with antihypertensive treatment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of warfarin and risk of urogenital cancer: a population-based, nested case-control study
    Vicky Tagalakis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Lancet Oncol 8:395-402. 2007
    ..Indirect evidence suggests that prolonged treatment with warfarin might be associated with a decreased incidence of urogenital cancer. We aimed to assess this association in a large population-based study...
  28. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and adiposity in children and adolescents
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre, McGill University Health Centre, 1301 Sherbrooke St East, Montreal, Canada, H2L 1M3
    Circulation 110:1832-8. 2004
    ..Although obesity is associated with important hemodynamic disturbances, there are few data on population-wide blood pressure (BP) distribution in children and adolescents in this era of endemic pediatric obesity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on stage of colon cancer at diagnosis
    Andrea L Benedetti
    Randomized Clinical Trial Unit, Centre for Clinical and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:782-7. 2003
    ..We investigated the effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use on stage of colon cancer and presence of distant metastases at diagnosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Association between licensure examination scores and practice in primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Ave W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    JAMA 288:3019-26. 2002
    ..Standards for licensure are designed to provide assurance to the public of a physician's competence to practice. However, there has been little assessment of the relationship between examination scores and subsequent practice performance...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Québec Child and Adolescent Health and Social Survey: design and methods of a cardiovascular risk factor survey for youth
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de la Santé Publique de Montréal Centre, Division of Preventive Medicine, McGill University Health Centre and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 19:523-31. 2003
    ..Although atherosclerosis begins in childhood, there are no recent Canadian data on cardiovascular risk factors in provincially or nationally representative samples of youth...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evolution of the caregiving experience in the initial 2 years following stroke
    Carole L White
    McGill University, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 26:177-89. 2003
    ..During the second year poorer caregiver physical and mental health and caring for a stroke survivor with communication difficulties were associated with diminished QoL...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physician and practice characteristics associated with the early utilization of new prescription drugs
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 41:895-908. 2003
    ..Prescription of new drugs contributes to substantial increases in annual drug expenditures. A small proportion of physicians appear to be early users of new prescription drugs and little is known about their characteristics...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of ultraviolet germicidal lights installed in office ventilation systems on workers' health and wellbeing: double-blind multiple crossover trial
    Dick Menzies
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet 362:1785-91. 2003
    ..We assessed whether ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) of drip pans and cooling coils within ventilation systems of office buildings would reduce microbial contamination, and thus occupants' work-related symptoms...
  35. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with pattern of care before surgery for breast cancer in Quebec between 1992 and 1997
    Ningyan Shen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 41:1353-66. 2003
    ..Understanding the determinants of waiting time is essential to develop optimum interventions to reduce delay...
  36. ncbi request reprint A simple method to predict pretracheal tissue thickness to prevent accidental decannulation in the obese
    Christopher Szeto
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:223-9. 2010
    ..Our purpose was to 1) establish the range of trachea-to-skin soft tissue thickness (TTSSTT) in obese patients and 2) determine which easily obtained anthropometric measurements are most predictive of TTSSTT...
  37. ncbi request reprint Response shift influenced estimates of change in health-related quality of life poststroke
    Sara Ahmed
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Avenue West, Ross 4 29, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:561-70. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that individuals with stroke would experience changes in internal standards, not experienced by the control group. Two other hypotheses related to objective criterion measures also were tested...
  38. ncbi request reprint Enhancing pharmacosurveillance with systematic collection of treatment indication in electronic prescribing: a validation study in Canada
    Tewodros Eguale
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Drug Saf 33:559-67. 2010
    ..We investigated the validity of treatment indications documented using an electronic prescribing system at the time of prescribing...
  39. ncbi request reprint Risk of prostate cancer death in long-term users of warfarin: a population-based case-control study
    V Tagalakis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Suite H 410 1, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E2, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1079-85. 2013
    ..Recent evidence suggests that warfarin use may be associated with a reduced risk of prostate cancer. We aimed to determine whether exposure to warfarin is also associated with a reduced risk of prostate cancer death...
  40. doi request reprint Change in mortality risk over time in young kidney transplant recipients
    B J Foster
    Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Nephrology McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Transplant 11:2432-42. 2011
    ..007), respectively; infection-related mortality rate did not change over time (p = 0.5). These results suggest that exposure to the transplantation milieu has no cumulative negative effects on cardiovascular health over the long term...
  41. doi request reprint A multiple imputation model for imputing missing physiologic data in the national trauma data bank
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 209:572-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to develop an MI model for missing physiologic data in the NTDB and to provide guidelines for its implementation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Intestinal fatty acid binding protein and microsomal triglyceride transfer protein polymorphisms in French-Canadian youth
    Simona Stan
    Departments of Nutrition, Hopital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Lipid Res 46:320-7. 2005
    ..Our study suggests that the effects of FABP2 allelic variations on lipid traits are context dependent, indicating that this variant may play an important role in cardiovascular pathogenesis in the presence of IRS or hypertriglyceridemia...
  43. ncbi request reprint Ranking hospitals according to acute myocardial infarction mortality: should transfers be included?
    Mylene Kosseim
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Center, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 44:664-70. 2006
    ..The objective of this population-based observational cohort study was to estimate the extent to which the inclusion/exclusion of transferred patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) impacts on hospital performance rankings...
  44. ncbi request reprint Declines in physical activity and higher systolic blood pressure in adolescence
    Katerina Maximova
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1084-94. 2009
    ..These results support prevention of declines in MVPA during adolescence to prevent higher blood pressure in youth...
  45. ncbi request reprint Agreement in measuring socio-economic status: area-based versus individual measures
    K Demissie
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 21:1-7. 2000
    ..Caution should therefore be used in designing or interpreting the results of studies in which area-based SES measures are used to test hypotheses or control for confounding...
  46. ncbi request reprint Reducing the lifetime risk of cancer from spinal radiographs among people with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    A R Levy
    Department of Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1540-7; discussion 1548. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The cancer risks from full-spinal radiographs for scoliosis are not negligible and can be reduced from one half to three quarters if the anteroposterior view is replaced with the posteroanterior view...
  47. ncbi request reprint Using the Patient Generated Index to evaluate response shift post-stroke
    Sara Ahmed
    Clinical and Health Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:2247-57. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of longitudinal studies
    K Jack Ishak
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Trials 4:525-39. 2007
    ..Meta-analyses of these studies must account for correlations between effect estimates from the same study...
  49. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor muscle training with biofeedback and bladder training in elderly women: a feasibility study
    Louise Perrin
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:186-99. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of using physical therapies to treat UI in older women...
  50. ncbi request reprint AIDS in the family and community: the impact on child health in Malawi
    Rachel Kidman
    McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:966-74. 2010
    ..Community home-based care programs are best situated to identify children in these difficult circumstances and to mitigate their disadvantage...
  51. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and features of the metabolic syndrome in a population-based sample of children and adolescents
    Marie Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, Ste Justine Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Chem 50:1762-8. 2004
    ..In youth, limited data are available on the distribution of high-sensitivity CRP as well as on its association with components of the metabolic syndrome...
  52. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of reports on randomized clinical trials in nursing journals
    Nicole Parent
    Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger, Montreal, QC, H1T 1C8
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:25-39. 2009
    ..The aim of these surveys was to raise scientific consciousness on methodological aspects pertaining to internal and external validity. These reviews have suggested that the methodological quality could be improved...
  53. ncbi request reprint Defining hormone replacement therapy in longitudinal studies: impact on measures of effect
    Ilona Csizmadi
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, S M B D Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:215-25. 2004
    ..Various methods used to define HRT exposure produce a range of estimated ORs that vary in magnitude similar to results reported in the literature from observational studies investigating the association between HRT and colorectal cancer...
  54. ncbi request reprint Do OSCAR winners live longer than less successful peers? A reanalysis of the evidence
    Marie Pierre Sylvestre
    McGill University and Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 145:361-3; discussion 392. 2006
    ..The current authors suggest ways in which researchers and readers may avoid and recognize this bias...
  55. ncbi request reprint Balance self-efficacy and its relevance to physical function and perceived health status after stroke
    Nancy M Salbach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:364-70. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Health-related behavior and the use of hormone replacement therapy
    Ilona Csizmadi
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, S M B D Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:65-71. 2004
    ..To study health-related differences between hormone replacement therapy (HRT) users and nonusers among colorectal cases and women without diagnosed cancer...
  57. pmc The effects of tricyclic antidepressants on breast cancer risk
    C R Sharpe
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Cancer 86:92-7. 2002
    ..However, our results may have been confounded by the effects of other determinants of breast cancer associated with tricyclic antidepressant use...
  58. ncbi request reprint GEE analysis of negatively correlated binary responses: a caution
    J A Hanley
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Stat Med 19:715-22. 2000
    ..Bounding the negative correlation away from its theoretical minimum may not always be a satisfactory solution. In such instances, using the independence working correlation structure and robust SEs is a more trustworthy alternative...
  59. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance syndrome in a representative sample of children and adolescents from Quebec, Canada
    M Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, Ste Justine Hospital and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:833-41. 2004
    ..To identify the underlying components of IRS. To examine the relationship between adiposity and fasting plasma levels of free fatty acids (FFA)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the original and Canadian French version of the activities-specific balance confidence scale among people with stroke
    Nancy M Salbach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1597-604. 2006
    ..To evaluate the internal and absolute reliability and construct validity of the Activities-Specific Balance Confidence (ABC) scale and a new Canadian French version (ABC-CF) of it among people with stroke...
  61. doi request reprint Evaluation of the long-term trend in mortality from injury in a mature inclusive trauma system
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    World J Surg 34:2069-75. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term trend in risk-adjusted mortality in a mature inclusive trauma system...
  62. ncbi request reprint Distribution of LDL particle size in a population-based sample of children and adolescents and relationship with other cardiovascular risk factors
    Simona Stan
    Department of Nutrition, Ste Justine Hospital and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Chem 51:1192-200. 2005
    ..Smaller, denser LDL particles are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). In youths, data on the distribution of LDL particle size and on its association with other CVD risk factors are limited...
  63. ncbi request reprint Impact of approximating or ignoring within-study covariances in multivariate meta-analyses
    K Jack Ishak
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Stat Med 27:670-86. 2008
    ..The potential for error is greatest when the covariance between outcomes within- and between-studies are of comparable scale...
  64. ncbi request reprint Statistical practice in high-throughput screening data analysis
    Nathalie Malo
    McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, 740 avenue du Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A4
    Nat Biotechnol 24:167-75. 2006
    ..The integration of replicates with robust statistical methods in primary screens will facilitate the discovery of reliable hits, ultimately improving the sensitivity and specificity of the screening process...
  65. doi request reprint A new method for evaluating trauma centre outcome performance: TRAM-adjusted mortality estimates
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Surg 251:952-8. 2010
    ..To develop a method of evaluating trauma center mortality that addresses the limitations of currently available methodology-Standardized Mortality Ratios (SMRs) based on the Trauma and Injury Severity Score...
  66. ncbi request reprint The effect of a task-oriented walking intervention on improving balance self-efficacy poststroke: a randomized, controlled trial
    Nancy M Salbach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:576-82. 2005
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint The role of woodstoves in the etiology of nasal polyposis
    Julie Kim
    Centre Hospitalier l Hotel Dieu de Gaspé, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:682-6. 2002
    ..To determine the role of environmental pollutants in the etiology of nasal polyposis...
  68. ncbi request reprint Distribution of fasting plasma insulin, free fatty acids, and glucose concentrations and of homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance in a representative sample of Quebec children and adolescents
    Pierre Allard
    Department of Pediatrics, Hôpital Sainte Justine and Université de Montréal, 3175 Cote Ste Catherine, Quebec, H3T 1C5 Canada
    Clin Chem 49:644-9. 2003
    ..Our objectives were to describe the distributions of fasting plasma insulin, glucose, and FFAs and HOMA-IR in youth and to assess the relationship between FFAs and markers of IR...
  69. ncbi request reprint Statistical fallibility and the longevity of popes: William Farr meets Wilhelm Lexis
    James A Hanley
    Int J Epidemiol 35:802-5. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint The effect of omitted covariates on confidence interval and study power in binary outcome analysis: a simulation study
    Abdissa Negassa
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Division of Biostatistics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:242-8. 2007
    ..However, the effect of omitted covariates on confidence interval and study power is unknown...
  71. ncbi request reprint A charting tool for estimating the PSA doubling time in patients with prostate cancer
    Carine A Bellera
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:315-6. 2006
  72. pmc Use of postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy from 1981 to 1997
    Ilona Csizmadi
    CMAJ 166:187-8. 2002
  73. ncbi request reprint Discordance between cross-sectional and longitudinal studies for the effect of dust on COPD: why?
    David J Hendrick
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    COPD 2:395-404. 2005
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  74. ncbi request reprint 13-year outcomes following treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer in a population based cohort
    Peter C Albertsen
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3955, and St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    J Urol 177:932-6. 2007
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  75. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three methods for estimating the standard error of the area under the curve in ROC analysis of quantitative data
    Karim O Hajian-Tilaki
    Acad Radiol 9:1278-85. 2002
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  76. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for correcting verification bias by Ofer Harel and Xiao-Hua Zhou, Statistics in Medicine 2006; 25:3769-3786
    James A Hanley
    Stat Med 26:3046-7; author reply 3047-50. 2007
  77. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer and the Will Rogers phenomenon
    Peter C Albertsen
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3955, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1248-53. 2005
    ..To determine whether this decline is in part a result of Gleason score reclassification during the same time period, we documented the potential impact of reclassification between 1992 and 2002 on clinical outcomes...
  78. ncbi request reprint Validation of increasing prostate specific antigen as a predictor of prostate cancer death after treatment of localized prostate cancer with surgery or radiation
    Peter C Albertsen
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3955, USA
    J Urol 171:2221-5. 2004
    ..This study documents patterns of PSA recurrence after surgery or radiation to treat localized prostate cancer and quantifies the extent to which an increasing PSA predicts death from prostate cancer...
  79. doi request reprint Hierarchical changepoint models for biochemical markers illustrated by tracking postradiotherapy prostate-specific antigen series in men with prostate cancer
    Carine A Bellera
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Institut Bergonie, Regional Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bordeaux, France
    Ann Epidemiol 18:270-82. 2008
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  80. ncbi request reprint 20-year outcomes following conservative management of clinically localized prostate cancer
    Peter C Albertsen
    Division of Urology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3955, USA
    JAMA 293:2095-101. 2005
    ..The appropriate therapy for men with clinically localized prostate cancer is uncertain. A recent study suggested an increasing prostate cancer mortality rate for men who are alive more than 15 years following diagnosis...