Recent RAND Statistics Publications

2013 Publications

Bayesian Non-Parametric Hierarchical Modeling for Multiple Membership Data in Grouped Attendance Interventions— 2013

Savitsky TD, Paddock SM

Annals of Applied Statistics Volume 7, Number 2 (2013), 1074-1094

Propensity scores for multiple treatments: A tutorial for the mnps function in the twang package— 2013

Burgette, L, Griffin, BA, McCaffrey DF

R package (link)

Improving scenario discovery using orthogonal rotations— 2013

Dalal, S., Han, B., Lempert, R., Jaycocks, A., Hackbarth A

Environmental Modelling & Software 48, 49-64

The Relationship between Urban Sprawl and Coronary Heart Disease in Women— 2013

Griffin, BA, Eibner, C, Bird, CE, Jewell, A, Margolis, K, Shih, R, Slaughter, ME, Whitsel, E, Allison, M, Escarce, J

Health & Place p51-61 (link)

Conditional Akaike information criterion in Fay-Herriot model— 2013

Han, B.

Statistical Methodology 11, 53-67

Inverse probability weighting with error-prone covariates— 2013

McCaffrey D.F., Lockwood J.R. and Setodji C.M.

Biometrika Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/biomet/ast

A Tutorial on Propensity Score Estimation for Multiple Treatments Using Generalized Boosted Models— 2013

McCaffrey, DF, Griffin, BA, Almirall, D, Slaughter, ME, Ramchand, R., Burgette, LF.

Statistics in Medicine 32(19), 3388-3414 (link)

Using Indirect Estimates Based on Name and Census Tract to Improve the Efficiency of Sampling Matched Ethnic Couples from Marriage License Data— 2013

Elliott MN, Becker K, Beckett MK, Hambarsoomian K, Pantoja P, Karney B

Public Opinion Quarterly doi:10.1093/poq/nft007

Multiple-shrinkage multinomial probit models with applications to simulating geographies in public use data— 2013

Burgette, LF, Reiter, JP

Bayesian Analysis 8(2): 453–478 (link)

A Randomized Experiment Investigating the Suitability of Speech-Enabled IVR and Web Modes for Publicly Reported Surveys of Patient’ Experience of Hospital Care— 2013

Elliott MN, Brown J, Lehrman WG, Beckett MK , Hambarsoomian K, Giordano L, Goldstein E

Medical Care Research and Review 70(2):165-184

Reporting CAHPS and HEDIS Data by Race/Ethnicity for Medicare Beneficiaries— 2013

Martino S, Weinick R, Kanouse DE, Brown J, Haviland AM, Goldstein E, Adams JL, Hambarsoomian K, Elliott MN

Health Services Research 48(2):417-434

Bayesian Hierarchical Semiparametric Modelling of Longitudinal Post-treatment Outcomes from Open Enrolment Therapy Groups— 2013

Paddock SM, Savitsky TD

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 176(3), 795-808. NIHMSID: 436949; PMCID: In progress

Discussion of ‘Bayesian Nonparametric Inference – Why and How,’ by P. Mueller and R. Mitra— 2013

Paddock SM, Savitsky TD

Bayesian Analysis 8(2), 323-356. NIHMSID and PMCID: In progress

In Press

Time-varying moderation using the structural nested mean model: estimation using inverse-weighted regression-with-residuals— 2013

Almirall, D, Griffin, BA, McCaffrey, D, Ramchand, R, Yuen, B, & Murphy, SA

Statistics in Medicine

Quantifying the Contribution of Neighborhood Parks to Physical Activity— 2013

Han, B. Cohen, D., McKenzie, T.L.

Preventive Medicine (link)

Landmark Estimation of Survival and Treatment Effect in a Randomized Clinical Trial— 2013

Parast L, Tian L, Cai T

Journal of the American Statistical Association

Landmark Risk Prediction for Breast  Cancer  Survival— 2013

Parast L, Cai T

Statistics  in Medicine

Evaluating Incremental Values from New Pre- dictors with Net Reclassification Improvement in Survival Analysis— 2013

Zheng Y, Parast L, Cai T, Brown M

Lifetime Data Analysis

Does the Racial/Ethnic Composition of Medicare Advantage Plans Reflect their Areas of Operation?— 2013

Weinick R, Haviland AM, Hambarsoomian K, Elliott MN

Health Services Research

Bayesian Hierarchical Multivariate Formulation with Factor Analysis for Nested Ordinal Data— 2013

Savitsky, T.D., McCaffrey, D.F.

Psychometrika