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Author Pfeiffer, Ruth M., author.

Title Absolute risk : methods and applications in clinical management and public health / Ruth M. Pfeiffer, Mitchell M. Gail
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 202 pages)
Series Chapman & Hall/CRC monographs on statistics & applied probability
Monographs on statistics and applied probability (Series) ; 154
Contents Introduction -- Definitions and basic concepts for survival data in a cohort without covariates -- Competing risks -- Regression models for absolute risk estimated from cohort data -- Estimating absolute risk by combining case-control or cohort data with disease registry data -- Assessment or risk model performance -- Comparing the performance of two models -- Building and updating relative risk models -- Risk estimates based on genetic variants and family studies -- Related topics -- Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Public Health Practice.
Risk Assessment -- methods.
Clinical Medicine -- organization & administration.
Models, Theoretical.
Risk Factors.
Health risk assessment -- Popular works
Public health -- Risk assessment
Form Electronic book
Author Gail, Mitchell M., author.
ISBN 1315117533