Toshiro Tango

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Affiliation: National Institute of Public Health
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A class of multiplicity adjusted tests for spatial clustering based on case-control point data
    Toshiro Tango
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 3 6 Minami 2 chome, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Biometrics 63:119-27. 2007
  2. pmc Effects of lifestyle education program for type 2 diabetes patients in clinics: study design of a cluster randomized trial
    Misa Adachi
    Doctoral Course of National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197 Japan
    BMC Public Health 10:742. 2010
  3. doi request reprint A space-time scan statistic for detecting emerging outbreaks
    Toshiro Tango
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 3 6 Minami 2 chome Wako Saitama ken 351 0197, Japan
    Biometrics 67:106-15. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Linear equations with random variables
    Toshiro Tango
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 3 6 Minami 2 chome, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Stat Med 24:3213-22. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Three-arm noninferiority trials with a prespecified margin for inference of the difference in the proportions of binary endpoints
    Eisuke Hida
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    J Biopharm Stat 23:774-89. 2013
  6. pmc A flexibly shaped space-time scan statistic for disease outbreak detection and monitoring
    Kunihiko Takahashi
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
    Int J Health Geogr 7:14. 2008
  7. doi request reprint On the three-arm non-inferiority trial including a placebo with a prespecified margin
    Eisuke Hida
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
    Stat Med 30:224-31. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint [Bayesian approach to indices of regional healthcare expenditure in Japan]
    Kunihiko Takahashi
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 57:17-26. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Impact of group-based dietary education on the dietary habits of female adolescents: a cluster randomized trial
    Kazue Yamaoka
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 14:702-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact and correlates of poor sleep quality in Japanese white-collar employees
    Yuriko Doi
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    Sleep 26:467-71. 2003

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint A class of multiplicity adjusted tests for spatial clustering based on case-control point data
    Toshiro Tango
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 3 6 Minami 2 chome, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Biometrics 63:119-27. 2007
    ..The proposed methods are illustrated with a data set concerning the locations of cases of childhood leukemia and lymphoma and another on early medieval grave site locations consisting of affected and nonaffected grave sites...
  2. pmc Effects of lifestyle education program for type 2 diabetes patients in clinics: study design of a cluster randomized trial
    Misa Adachi
    Doctoral Course of National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197 Japan
    BMC Public Health 10:742. 2010
    ..This article describes the design of a cluster randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of lifestyle education for patients with type 2 diabetes in clinics by registered dietitians...
  3. doi request reprint A space-time scan statistic for detecting emerging outbreaks
    Toshiro Tango
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 3 6 Minami 2 chome Wako Saitama ken 351 0197, Japan
    Biometrics 67:106-15. 2011
    ..The proposed models are illustrated with data from weekly surveillance of the number of absentees in primary schools in Kitakyushu-shi, Japan, 2006...
  4. ncbi request reprint Linear equations with random variables
    Toshiro Tango
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 3 6 Minami 2 chome, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Stat Med 24:3213-22. 2005
    ..Both estimators can be computed by simple iterative procedures and are shown to perform similarly. The methods are illustrated with data from a national nutrition survey in Japan...
  5. doi request reprint Three-arm noninferiority trials with a prespecified margin for inference of the difference in the proportions of binary endpoints
    Eisuke Hida
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    J Biopharm Stat 23:774-89. 2013
    ..A randomized controlled trial on major depressive disorder based on the difference in the proportions of remission is used to demonstrate our proposed method. ..
  6. pmc A flexibly shaped space-time scan statistic for disease outbreak detection and monitoring
    Kunihiko Takahashi
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
    Int J Health Geogr 7:14. 2008
    ..In particular, some spatial scan statistics are aimed at detecting irregularly shaped clusters which may not be detected by the circular spatial scan statistic...
  7. doi request reprint On the three-arm non-inferiority trial including a placebo with a prespecified margin
    Eisuke Hida
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
    Stat Med 30:224-31. 2011
    ..In addition, we derive the optimal allocation that minimizes the total sample size. The proposed method is illustrated with data on a randomized controlled trial on major depressive disorder...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Bayesian approach to indices of regional healthcare expenditure in Japan]
    Kunihiko Takahashi
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 57:17-26. 2010
    ..However, it has large variability such as in the standardized mortality ratio (SMR) in small populations. To circumvent this problem, we propose an alternative index based on Bayesian methods...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of group-based dietary education on the dietary habits of female adolescents: a cluster randomized trial
    Kazue Yamaoka
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 14:702-8. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the effectiveness of a group-based home-collaborative dietary education (HCDE) programme to maintain appropriate dietary intake compared to conventional school classroom education...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact and correlates of poor sleep quality in Japanese white-collar employees
    Yuriko Doi
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    Sleep 26:467-71. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of lifestyle education to prevent type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Kazue Yamaoka
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Diabetes Care 28:2780-6. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Non-parametric inference of adverse events under informative censoring
    Masako Nishikawa
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 3 6, Minami 2 chome, Wako, Saitama Ken, Japan
    Stat Med 25:3981-4003. 2006
    ..We evaluate the performance of Pepe's variance estimator for CJIFE with small samples by simulations. We find that it works well with a sample size more than 100. A useful graphical presentation for CIFEs and CJIFE is shown...
  13. ncbi request reprint An extended power of cluster detection tests
    Kunihiko Takahashi
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Stat Med 25:841-52. 2006
    ..The proposed extended power and its profile are demonstrated by two tests--Kulldorff's circular spatial scan statistic and a flexible spatial scan statistic proposed by Tango and Takahashi...
  14. doi request reprint Statistical tests based on new composite hypotheses in clinical trials reflecting the relative clinical importance of multiple endpoints quantitatively
    Masako Nishikawa
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 3 6 Minami 2 chome, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Biom J 51:749-62. 2009
    ..This formulation leads to a new composite EP and a very simple test statistic. The intersection-union principle was employed to derive the proposed test...
  15. pmc A scan statistic to extract causal gene clusters from case-control genome-wide rare CNV data
    Takeshi Nishiyama
    National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    BMC Bioinformatics 12:205. 2011
    ..This overlapping greatly increases the probability of generating false positives, and the results obtained are difficult to interpret, particularly when many gene sets show statistical significance...
  16. doi request reprint Assignment of grouped exposure levels for trend estimation in a regression analysis of summarized data
    Kunihiko Takahashi
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Stat Med 29:2605-16. 2010
    ..In particular, for the data of a case-control study, the proposed dose improved the accuracy of the procedures such as that developed by Greenland and Longnecker (1992) compared with the conventional pre-assigned dose...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Health care resources and mortality as assessed by "the empirical Bayes estimate of standardized mortality ratio": results for municipalities in Japan]
    Koichi Otsubo
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 56:101-10. 2009
    ..The objective of the present study was to use the EBSMR to clarify the relationships between health care resources and mortalities in 3,360 municipalities in Japan...
  18. doi request reprint Temporal trends and geographic clusters of mortality from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Japan, 1995-2004
    Yuriko Doi
    Department of Education and Training Technology, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 298:78-84. 2010
    ..005 in males and p<0.05 in females) in northeast and one (p<0.05 in males) in west-central Japan. Further research is needed to clarify contributing factors for the observed trends and clusters in ALS mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk of adverse reproductive outcomes associated with proximity to municipal solid waste incinerators with high dioxin emission levels in Japan
    Toshiro Tango
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 14:83-93. 2004
    ..This paper investigates the association of adverse reproductive outcomes with maternal residential proximity to municipal solid waste incinerators...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Health care resources and mortality as assessed by the "empirical Bayes estimate of standardized mortality ratio": results for Fukuoka Prefecture]
    Koichi Otsubo
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:347-56. 2004
    ..The objective of the present study was to use the EBSMR to clarify the relationships between health care resources and mortalities in 109 communities in Fukuoka Prefecture...
  21. ncbi request reprint Score tests for detecting excess risks around putative sources
    Toshiro Tango
    Division of Theoretical Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, The Institute of Public Health, 4 6 1 Shirokanedai, Minato ku, Tokyo 108, Japan
    Stat Med 21:497-514. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a new dietary education program to prevent type 2 diabetes in a high-risk group of Japanese male workers
    Mariko Watanabe
    Department of Human Nutrition, Graduate School of Human Ecology, Showa Women s University, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Care 26:3209-14. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a new dietary education (NDE) program in reducing plasma glucose (PG) levels in Japanese male workers at high risk for type 2 diabetes through a randomized controlled trial...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Estimation of excess mortality associated with influenza-epidemics by age and cause specific death in Japan, 1975-1999]
    Mihoko Takahashi
    Department of Public Health, Saitama Medical School, 38 Morohongo, Moroyama machi, Saitama, 350 0495, Japan
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 57:571-84. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of recent influenza epidemics on mortality in Japan...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Estimation of ingestion time for suspected food in food-poisoning outbreaks]
    Masamichi Wada
    Division of Examination, Iida Public Health Center, 2 678 Ote machi, Iida 395 0034, Japan
    Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi 48:69-76. 2007
    ..These results confirmed that the improved method is superior to the conventional methods and our previous method...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Development of a new estimation method of ingestion time to suspected food in food-poisoning outbreaks]
    Masamichi Wada
    Division of Examination, lida Public Health Center 2 678 Ote machi, Iida 395 0034, Japan
    Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi 48:27-34. 2007
    ..In addition, the values estimated by the new method showed higher correspondence and accuracy than the values estimated by the other methods. Therefore, we consider that the new method is superior to those methods...
  26. ncbi request reprint Life-style and other characteristics of radiation workers at nuclear facilities in Japan: base-line data of a questionnaire survey
    Motoi Murata
    Institute of Radiation Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Association, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:310-9. 2002
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  27. ncbi request reprint [A study of relation between disease and nutrition in Shiga prefecture]
    Mihoko Kojima
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 49:352-60. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint Second analysis of mortality of nuclear industry workers in Japan, 1986-1997
    Tamiko Iwasaki
    Radiation Effects Association, Kajicho, Chiyodaku, Tokyo, 101 0044, Japan
    Radiat Res 159:228-38. 2003
    ..This population must be studied for a longer time and with a consideration of the possible effects of confounding factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Study on factors for caries and infant feeding characteristics in children aged 1.5-3 years in a Kanto urban area]
    Kyoko Mizoguchi
    District Health and Welfare Section, Kawasaki City Nakahara Health and Welfare Center
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 50:867-78. 2003
    ..5). Here, we investigated the risk factors for cariogenesis during the period from age 1.5 till age 3, focusing on the household environment, lifestyle, diary habits and dental hygiene behavior...