Statistics Group Publications from 2006

A Collaboration between Researchers and Practitioners to Improve Care for Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders in Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment — 2006

Wenzel SL, Ebener PA, Watkins KE, Hunter S, Gilmore J, Griffin B, Paddock SM, Tu W

Access to Care and Health-Related Quality of Life for Children in the California State Children's Health Insurance Program: A Two-Year Prospective Cohort Study — 2006

Seid M, Varni JW, Cummings L, Schonlau M

Journal of Pediatrics 149(3):354-361

Alcohol Outlets, Gonorrhea, and the Los Angeles Civil Unrest: A Longitudinal Analysis — 2006

Cohen D, Ghosh-Dastidar B. et al

Social Science and Medicine 62(12):3062-71

Analysis of Failure Time Data Arising from Studies with Alternating Treatment Schedules — 2006

Griffin BA and Lagakos S

Journal of the American Statistical Association, 101(474): 510-520

Are Finite Population Corrections Appropriate when Profiling Institutions? — 2006

Elliott MN, Zaslavsky AM, Cleary PD

Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 6(304): 153-156

Assessing the Effect of Race Bias in Post-Traffic Stop Outcomes Using Propensity Scores — 2006

Ridgeway G

Journal of Quantitative Criminology 22(1): 1-29

Bayesian Inference in a Hidden Stochastic Two-Compartment Model for Feline Hematopoiesis — 2006

Golinelli D, Guttorp P, Abkowitz JL

Math Med Biol. 2006;23(3):153-72

Challenges in the Evaluation and Implementation of School-Based Prevention and Intervention Programs on Sensitive Topics — 2006

Jaycox, LH, McCaffrey DF, Weidmar-Ocampo B, Shelley GA, Blake SM, Peterson DJ, Richmond LS, Kub, JE

American Journal of Evaluation 27(3): 320

Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention to Enhance Adherence to ART: A Randomized Controlled Trial (CCTG 578) — 2006

Wagner GJ, Kanouse DE, Golinelli D, Miller LG, Daar ES, Witt MD, Diamond C, Tilles JG, Kemper CA, Larsen R, Goicoechea M, Haubrich RH, and the California Collaborative Treatment Group (CCTG)

AIDS 20(9):1295-1302

Comparison of Administrative Data and Medical Records to Measure the Quality of Medical Care Provided to Vulnerable Older Patients. — 2006

MacLean CH, Louie R, Shekelle PG, Roth CP, Saliba D, Higashi T, Adams J, Chang JT, Kamberg CJ, Solomon DH, Young RT, Wenger NS

Med Care 44(2): 141-148

Consumer-Directed Health Care: Early Evidence about Effects on Cost and Quality — 2006

Beeuwkes-Buntin M, Damberg C, Haviland A et al.

Health Affairs 25(6): 516-530

The Criminal Purchase of Firearm Ammunition in Los Angeles, California — 2006

Tita G, Braga A, Ridgeway G, Pierce G

Injury Prevention 12(5): 308-311

The Design of a Multilevel Survey of Children, Families and Communities: The Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey — 2006

Sastry N, Ghosh-Dastidar B, Adams J and Pebley A

Social Science Research 35 (4): 1000-1024

Differences in Individual-Level Terrorism Preparedness in Los Angeles County. — 2006

Eisenman DP, Wold C, Fielding J, Long A, Setodji C, Hickey S, Gelberg L

Am J Prev Med 2006;30(1):1-6

Does the Concordance between Medical Records and Patient Self-Report Vary with Patient Characteristics? — 2006

Tisnado DM, Adams JL, Liu H, Damberg CL, Hu FA, Chen WP, Carlisle DM, Mangione CM, Kahn KL

Health Serv Outcomes Res Methodol 2006:6(3/4): 157-175

Estimating Probit Models with Self-Selected Treatments — 2006

Bhattacharya J, Goldman D, McCaffrey DF

Statistics in Medicine, 25(3): 389_413

Evaluating Disease Management Programme Effectiveness: An Introduction to Instrumental Variables — 2006

Linden A, Adams J

J Eval Clin Pract. 2006 12 (2): 148–154

Evaluating Disease Management Programme Effectiveness: An Introduction to the Regression Discontinuity Design — 2006

Linden A, Adams J, Roberts N

J Eval Clin Pract. 12:124

Evaluating Program Effectiveness Using the Regression Point Displacement Design — 2006

Linden A, Trochim WMK, Adams JL

Eval Health Prof. 2006 29(4): 407

Flexible Distributions for Triple-Goal Estimates in Two-Stage Hierarchical Models — 2006

Paddock SM , Ridgeway G, Lin R, Louis TA

Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 50(11): 3243--3262

The Health Effects of Medicare for the Near-Elderly Uninsured — 2006

Polsky D, Doshi JA, Escarce J, Manning W, Paddock SM, Cen L, Rogowski J

NBER Working Paper No. 12511

Impact of a School-Based Dating Violence Prevention Program among Latino Teens: Randomized Controlled Effectiveness Trial — 2006

Jaycox L, McCaffrey DF, Eiseman B, Aronoff J, Shelley G, Collins R, Marshall G

Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(5): 694-704

The Impact of Technology on the Scientific Method — 2006

Ghosh-Dastidar B and Paddock SM

Chance 18(4):4-8

Improving Care for Depression in Patients with Comorbid Substance Misuse — 2006

Watkins KE, Paddock SM, Zhang L, Wells K

American Journal of Psychiatry 163:125-132

Improved Hypothesis Testing for Coefficients in Generalized Estimating Equations with Small Samples of Clusters — 2006

McCaffrey DF and Bell R

Satistics in Medicine 25: 4081-4098, 2006

Loss Function Based Ranking in Two-Stage, Hierarchical Models — 2006

Lin R, Louis TA, Paddock SM and Ridgeway G

Bayesian Analysis 1(4): 915-946

National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign and School-Based Drug Prevention: Evidence for a Synergistic Effect in ALERT Plus — 2006

Longshore DL, Ghosh-Dastidar B and Ellickson PE

Addictive Behaviors 31(3): 496-508

Outlier Detection and Editing Procedures for Continuous Multivariate Survey Data — 2006

Ghosh-Dastidar B and Schafer JL

Journal of Official Statistics 22(3): 487-506

Patients' Global Ratings of their Health Care are not Associated with the Technical Quality of their Care — 2006

Chang JT, Hays RD, Shekelle PG, MacLean CH, Solomon DH, Reuben DB, Roth CP, Kamberg CJ, Adams J, Young RT, Wenger NS.

Annals of Internal Medicine 144(9): 665-672

Pattern-Mixture Models for Addressing Non-=Ignorable Non-Response in Longitudinal Substance Abuse Treatment Studies — 2006

Paddock SM, Edelen MO, Wenzel SL, Ebener P, Mandell W

Peer and Family Influences on Adolescent Anger Expression and the Acceptance of Cross-Gender Aggression — 2006

Quigley D, Jaycox L, McCaffrey DF, Marshall G

Violence and Victims 21(5)

Police-Community Relations in Cincinnati: Year Two Evaluation Report — 2006

Ridgeway G, Schell T, Riley KJ ,Turner S, and Dixon TL

Policies and Practices Related to Breastfeeding in Massachusetts: Hospital Implementation of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding — 2006

Grizzard T, Bartick M, Nikolov M, Griffin BA, and Lee K

Maternal and Child Health Journal, May 2006, Pages 1 - 17, DOI 10.1007/s10995-005-0065-8

Poverty and Response to Treatment Among Panic Disorder Patients in Primary Care — 2006

Roy-Byrne PP, Sherbourne CD, Miranda J, Stein MB, Craske MG, Golinelli D, Sullivan JG

Am J Psychiatry 2006;163(8): 1-7

Predictors and Prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction in a Racially Diverse Population — 2006

Saigal CS, Wessells H, Pace J, Schonlau M, Wilt T, and the Urologic Diseases in America Project

Archives of Internal Medicine 2006 Jan 23; 166(2):207-12

Project ALERT Plus may Leverage the Effect of National Youth Media Drug Campaign — 2006

Longshore DL, Ghosh-Dastidar B, and Ellickson PE

The Quality of Obstructive Lung Disease Care for Adults in the United States: Adherence to Recommended Processes — 2006

Mularski RA, Asch SM, Shrank WH, Kerr EA, Setodji C, Adams J, Keesey J, McGlynn EA

Chest 2006;130:1844-1850

The Quality of Pharmacologic Care for Adults in the United States — 2006

Shrank WH, Asch SM, Adams J, Setodji C, Kerr EA, Keesey J, Malik S, McGlynn EA.

Med Care 2006; Oct; 44(10):936-45

Quantitative Ecology and Ecometrics: An Inter-Disciplinary Experience — 2006

Ghosh B

Environmental and Ecological Statistics

Racial Profiling Won't Stop Terror — 2006

Riley KJ and Ridgeway G

Washington Post October 11, 2006

The Relative Effectiveness of 10 Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Programs in the United States — 2006

Morral A, McCaffrey DF, Ridgeway G, Mukherji A, Beighley C

Results of the National Initiative for Cancer Care Quality: How Can We Improve the Quality of Cancer Care in the United States? — 2006

Malin JL, Schneider EC, Epstein AM, Adams J, Emanuel EJ, Kahn KL

J Clin Oncol 2006;24(4): 626-63. [Epub Jan 9 2006]

Sampling with Field Burden Constraints: An Application to Sheltered Homeless and Low-Income Housed Women — 2006

Elliott MN, Golinelli D, Hambarsoomians K, Perlman JR, Wenzel SL

Field Methods 18(1):43-58

Screening the Input Variables to a Computer Code Via Analysis of Variance and Visualization — 2006

Schonlau M., Welch WJ

In Screening: Methods for Experimentation in Industry, Drug Discovery and Genetics. Eds: A. M. Dean and S. M. Lewis, Springer Verlag, New York; 2006:308-327

Socioeconomic Status and Medical Care Expenditures in Medicare Managed Care — 2006

Kapur K, Rogowski JA, Freedman VA, Wickstrom SL, Adams JL, Escarce JJ

J Health Care Poor Underserved 17(4): 876-898

Socio-Environmental Influences on Adolescents' Alcohol Outcome Expectancies: A Prospective Analysis — 2006

Martino SC, Collins RL, Ellickson PL, Schell TL, McCaffrey, D.F

Addiction 101(7): 971_983, 2006

Strengthening the Case for Disease Management Effectiveness: Un-Hiding the Hidden Bias — 2006

Linden A, Adams J, Roberts N

J Eval Clin Pract 12(2): 140

Student Displacement in Louisiana After the Hurricanes of 2005: Experiences of Public Schools and Their Students — 2006

Pane JF, McCaffrey DF, Tharp-Taylor S, Asmus G J, Stokes BR

System for Observing Play and Leisure Activity in Communities (SOPARC): Reliability and Feasibility Measures — 2006

McKenzie TL, Cohen D, Sehgal A, Golinelli D

J Phys Act Health 3(Suppl 1):S208-S222

Testing for Racial Profiling in Traffic Stops from behind a Veil of Darkness — 2006

Grogger J and Ridgeway G

Journal of the American Statistical Association 101(475): 878-887

Using Structured Classroom Vignettes to Measure Instructional Practices in Mathematics — 2006

Stecher B, Le V, Hamilton L, Ryan G, Robyn A, and Lockwood JR

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysi s 28(2): 101-130

Variations in Reconstruction after Radical Cystectomy — 2006

Gore JL, Saigal CS, Hanley JM, Schonlau M, Litwin, MS, and the Urologic Diseases in America Project.

Cancer 107(4):729-37

What is the Concordance between the Medical Record and Patient Self-Report as Data Sources for Ambulatory Care? — 2006

Tisnado DM, Adams JL, Liu H, Damberg CL, Chen WP, Hu FA, Carlisle DM, Mangione CM, Kahn KL.

Med Care Feb;44(2):132-140

Who is at Greatest Risk for Receiving Poor-Quality Health Care? — 2006

Asch SM, Kerr EA, Keesey J, Adams JL, Setodji CM, Malik S, McGlynn EA

New England Journal of Medicine 354:1147-1156

Why Do Minority Men Earn Less? A Study of Wage Differentials among the Highly Educated — 2006

Black D, Haviland A, Sanders S, and Taylor L

Review of Economics and Statistics 88(1): 300-313

Working Around the Military. Revisited: Spouse Employment in 2000 Census Data — 2006

Lim N, Golinelli D, Cho M