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Statistics bibliography 01 - medical

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Barber, J.A. & Thompson SG. (2000). Open access follow up for inflammatory bowel disease: Would have been better to use t test than Mann-Whitney U test (Letter). BMJ 320, 1730 (24 June). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7251.1730 http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/320/7251/1730 [free html]

 

Bland, J.M. & Altman, D.G. (1986). Statistical methods for assessing agreement between two methods of clinical measurement. Lancet 1986 i, 307-310. http://www-users.york.ac.uk/~mb55/meas/ba.pdf [free pdf]

 

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Brisson, M. et al. (2002). Deaths from chickenpox in adults are decreasing (Letter). BMJ 324, 609 (9 March). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7337.609/a http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/324/7337/609/a

 

Brockelman, W.Y. et al. (1987). Measurement of incidence of the human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, in northeast Thailand. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 81 (2), 327-335. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0035-9203(87)90255-0

 

Burri, C. et al. (2000). Efficacy of new, concise schedule for melarsoprol in treatment of sleeping sickness caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense: a randomised trial. The Lancet 355, 1419-1425. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(00)02141-3 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140673600021413.pdf?id=40bade4753939e7f:-6960e6dd:12db85a222a:108c1295882295857 [free pdf]

 

Carrique-Mas, J.V. et al. (2001). An epidemiological study of Taenia solium cysticercosis in a rural population in the Bolivian Chaco. Acta Tropica 80 (3), 229-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0001-706X(01)00161-9

 

Charlwood et al. (2001). The impact of indoor residual spraying with malathion on malaria in refugee camps in eastern Sudan. Acta Tropica 80 (1), 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0001-706X(01)00152-8

 

Farchi, G. et al. (2000). Alcohol and survival in the Italian rural cohorts of the Seven Countries Study. International Journal of Epidemiology 29 (4), 667-671. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/29.4.667 http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/29/4/667.pdf [free]

 

Fisher, I. (2001). AIDS Permeates Uganda Politics Too. New York Times, March 12. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=980DEFDC133AF931A25750C0A9679C8B63 [free html]

 

Gereda, J.E. et al. (2000). Relation between house-dust endotoxin exposure, type 1 T-cell development, and allergen sensitisation in infants at high risk of asthma. Lancet 355, 1680-1683 (13 May). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(00)02239-X http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS014067360002239X/abstract

 

Government of Uganda, Uganda AIDS Commission, UNAIDS (2000). The national strategic framework for HIV/AIDS activities in Uganda: 2000/1-2005/6. http://data.unaids.org/Topics/NSP-Library/NSP-Africa/nsp_uganda_2000-2006_en.pdf [free pdf]

 

Haack, J.P. et al. (2003). Escherichia coli O157 exposure in Wyoming and Seattle: serologic evidence of rural risk. Emerging Infectious Diseases 9 (10), 1226-1231. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol9no10/pdfs/02-0254.pdf [free pdf]

 

Hagan, M. (1998). Onchocercal dermatitis: clinical impact. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology 92 (Suppl. 1), S85-S96. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9861273/

 

Halstead, S.B. et al. (2002). Dengue hemorrhagic fever in infants: research opportunities ignored. Emerging Infectious Diseases 8 (12), 1474-1479. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol8no12/pdfs/02-0170.pdf [free pdf]

 

Hancox, M. (2002). Bovine tuberculosis: milk and meat safety. Lancet 359, 706-707 (23 February). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)07786-3 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140673602077863.pdf [free pdf]

 

Hinman, R.S. et al. (2003). Efficacy of knee tape in the management of osteoarthritis of the knee: A blinded randomized controlled trial. BMJ 327, 135-138 (19 July). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7407.135 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC165705/pdf/el-gp135.pdf [free pdf]

 

Hoffman, J.R. et al. (2006). The roulette wheel: An aid to informed decision making. PLoS Medicine 3(6) http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.0030137 [full text]

 

Hyder, A.A. (2002). A call for evidence based prevention of road traffic injuries in the developing world. (Rapid response) BMJ 324, 23 May 2002. http://www.bmj.com/rapid-response/2011/10/29/call-evidence-based-prevention-road-traffic-injuries-developing-world [free html]

 

Isshiki, Y. et al. (2002). Increasing Obesity among Male Workers in Japan: 1992-1997. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 6, 256-259. http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/ehpm/6/4/6_4_256/_pdf [free pdf]

 

Jacobsen, P.L. (2003). Safety in numbers: more walkers and bicyclists, safer walking and bicycling. Injury Prevention 9 (3), 205-209. http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/cgi/content/abstract/9/3/205 http://www.cycle-helmets.com/safety_in_numbers.pdf [free pdf]

 

John, T.J. & Abraham, P. (2001). Hepatitis B in India: A review of disease epidemiology. Letter. Indian Pediatrics 38 (11), 1318-1322. http://indianpediatrics.net/nov2001/nov-1318-1322.htm [free html]

 

Kaplan, R.M. & Wingard, D.L. (2000). Trends in breast cancer incidence, survival, and mortality (Letter). Lancet 356, 592-593 (12 August). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(05)73969-6 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/0140-6736/PIIS0140673605739696.pdf [free pdf]

 

Kent D.L. & Larson E.B. (1992). Disease, level of impact, and quality of research methods: three dimensions of clinical efficacy assessment applied to magnetic resonance imaging. Investigative Radiolology 27 (3), 245-54. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=1551777&dopt=Abstract

 

Kuo, Y. (2002). Extrapolation of correlation between 2 variables in 4 general medical journals. JAMA 287 (21), 2815-2817. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/reprint/287/21/2815.pdf [free pdf]

 

Learner, J. & Goodman, N.W. (1996). Descriptions of correlation. (Letter) Lancet 348, 199-200 (20 July). http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673605661491/fulltext

 

Lewith, G.T. et al. (2002). Use of ultramolecular potencies of allergen to treat asthmatic people allergic to house dust mite: double blind randomized controlled clinical trial. BMJ 324, 520-524 (2 March). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7336.520 http://www.bmj.com/highwire/filestream/333182/field_highwire_article_pdf/0/520.1 [free]

 

Lloyd-Smith, J.O. et al. (2007). Cyclical changes in seroprevalence of leptospirosis in California sea lions: endemic and epidemic disease in one host species? BMC Infectious Diseases 7:125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-7-125 http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-7-125.pdf [free pdf]

 

f0f0>Lodha, R. et al. (2001). Hepatitis B in India: a review of disease epidemiology. Indian Pediatrics 38 (4), 349-371. http://www.indianpediatrics.net/april2001/april-349-371.htm [free html]

 

Lurie, P. & Wolfe, SM. (1997). Unethical trials of interventions to reduce perinatal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus in developing countries. New England Journal of Medicine 337, 853-55 (18 September). http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/337/12/853 http://www.columbia.edu/itc/hs/pubhealth/p9408/readings/lurie-wolfe_1997.pdf [free pdf]

 

Ma, X. et al. (2005). Ethnic difference in daycare attendance, early infections, and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 14 (8), 1928-1934. http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-05-0115 http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/14/8/1928.full.pdf+html [free pdf]

 

Mannino, M.L. et al. (2004). The quality of girls' diets declines and tracks across middle childhood. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 1: 5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-1-5 http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/pdf/1479-5868-1-5.pdf [free]

 

Mbulamberi, D.B. (1987). Prevalence and control of human trypanosomiasis in Uganda. Workshop on Integrated Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Control in Uganda, 20-23 May 1987, Uganda.

 

Memon, A. et al. (1998). Incidence of hip-fracture in Kuwait. International Journal of Epidemiology 27 (5), 860-865. http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/27/5/860.pdf [free pdf]

 

Mohan, D. (2002). Road deaths in low income countries - need for careful analysis. (Rapid response) BMJ 10 June 2002. http://www.bmj.com/content/324/7346/1139?tab=responses [free html]

 

Murphy, E.M. et al. (2006). Was the "ABC" approach (Abstinence, Being Faithful, Using Condoms) responsible for Uganda's decline in HIV? PLoS Medicine 3(9): e379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.0030379 http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/fetchObjectAttachment.action;jsessionid=C7E54E65AE159790FAA9468C7247166E.ambra02?uri=info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.0030379&representation=PDF [free pdf]

 

Nantulya, V.M. & Reich, M.R. (2002). The neglected epidemic: road traffic injuries in developing countries. BMJ 324, 1139-1141 (11 May). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7346.1139 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1123095/pdf/1139.pdf [free pdf]

 

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Noah, N. (2002). Adults still account for many deaths from chickenpox (Letter). BMJ 325, 221 (27 July). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7357.221/b http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/325/7357/221/b [free html]

 

Pani, S.P. et al. (2002). Tolerability and efficacy of single dose albendazole, diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC)or co-administration of albendazole with DEC in the clearance of Wuchereria bancrofti in asymptomatic microfilaraemic volunteers in Pondicherry, South India: a hospital-based study. Filaria Journal 1 :1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2883-1-1 http://www.filariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2883-1-1.pdf [free pdf]

 

Parkhurst, J.O. (2002). The Ugandan success story? Evidence and claims of HIV-1 prevention. Lancet 360, 78-80 (6 July). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)09340-6 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/0140-6736/PIIS0140673602093406.pdf [free pdf]

 

Pauletto, P. et al. (1996). Blood pressure and atherogenic lipoprotein profiles of fish-diet and vegetarian villagers in Tanzania: the Lugalawa study. Lancet 348, 784-788 (21 September). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=8813985&dopt=Citation http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/0140-6736/PIIS0140673696013918.pdf [free pdf]

 

Peto, R. et al. (2000). UK and USA breast cancer deaths down 25 percent in year 2000 at ages 20-69 years. (Letter) Lancet 355, 1822 (20 May). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(00)02277-7 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/0140-6736/PIIS0140673600022777.pdf [free]

 

Petra Study Team (2002). Efficacy of three short-course regimens of zidovudine and lamivudine in preventing early and late transmission of HIV-1 from mother to child in Tanzania, South Africa, and Uganda (Petra study): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 359, 1178-1186 (6 April). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)08214-4 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/0140-6736/PIIS0140673602082144.pdf [free]

 

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