RAND Statistics Publications from 2012

2012 Publications

  • Examining moderated effects of additional adolescent substance use treatment: Structural nested mean model estimation using inverse-weighted regression with residuals2012

    Almirall D, McCaffrey DF, Griffin BA, Ramchand R, Yuen RA, Murphy SA

    Technical Report 12-121, Penn State University, University Park, PA

  • Teacher effect estimates and decision rules for establishing student-teacher linkages: what are the implications for high-stakes personnel policies in an urban school district? 2012

    Han, B., McCaffrey, D.F., Springer, M., Gottfried, M.

    Statics, Politics, and Policy3, article 4

  • Statistical Methods for Predicting Mortality in Patients Diagnosed with Acute Pulmonary Embolism2012

    Parast L, Cai B, Bedayat A, Kumamaru KK, George E, Dill KE, Rybicki FJ

    Academic Radiology19 (12): 294-307.

  • Landmark Prediction of Long Term Survival Incorporating Short Term Event Time Information2012

    Parast L, Cheng S, Cai T

    Journal of the American Statistical Association107(500): 1492-1501

  • Toolkit for Weighting and Analysis of Nonequivalent Groups: A Tutorial for the Twang Package2012

    Ridgeway, G, McCaffrey, D, Morral, A, Burgette, L, Griffin, BA.

    R package (link)

  • Should measures of patient experience in primary care be adjusted for case mix? Evidence from the UK General Practice Patient Survey2012

    Paddison CAM, Elliott MN, Parker RA, Staetsky L, Lyratzopoulos G, Campbell JL, Roland MO

    BMJ Quality & Safety21(8):634-640

  • Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in 5th-Graders in 3 US Metropolitan Areas2012

    Schuster MA, Elliott MN, Kanouse DE, Wallander JL, Tortolero SR, Ratner JA, Klein DJ, Cuccaro P, Davies SL, Banspach SW

    New England Journal of Medicine367(8): 735-45

  • The trace restriction: An alternative identification strategy for the Bayesian multinomial probit model. 2012

    Burgette LF and EV Nordheim

    Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 30(3): 404-410

  • Exploratory quantile regression with many covariates: An application to adverse birth outcomes. 2012

    Burgette LF and JP Reiter

    Epidemiology, 22(6): 859-866

  • Modeling adverse birth outcomes via confirmatory factor quantile regression 2012

    Burgette LF and JP Reiter

    Biometrics, 68(1): 92-100

  • Nonparametric Bayesian multiple imputation for missing data due to mid-study switching of measurement methods 2012

    Burgette LF and JP Reiter

    Journal of the American Statistical Association, 107(498): 439-449

  • A Population-Based Survey of Mental Health Disorders in Singapore 2012

    Chong SA, Abdin E, Vaingankar, J, Hong D, Sherbourne C, Yap M, Lim YW, Wong HB, Ghosh-Dastidar B, Subramaniam M

    Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, (In press)

  • Temporal Ordering of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS) and Non-Bladder Conditions 2012

    Clemens JQ, Elliott MN, Suttorp M, Berry S

    Journal of Urology, (In press)

  • Using Machine Learning to Facilitate Systematic Review Updating 2012

    Dalal S, Shekelle P, Hempel S, Newberry S, Motala A, Shetty K

    Journal of Medical Decision Making, AHRQ Publication No. 11-EHC045-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

  • Food Policy Research: We need Better Measurement, Better Study Designs and Reasonable Actions Based on Available Evidence. Obesity 2012

    Dubowitz T, Ghosh-Dastidar B, Collins R, Escarce JE

    (In press)

  • Measurement properties of park use questionnaire 2012

    Evenson KR, Wen F, Golinelli D, Rodriguez DA, Cohen DA

    Environment and Behavior, (In press)

  • Gender Balance in ASA Activities 2012

    Ghosh-Dastidar B, Craven P, Palta M and Stangl D

    Amstat News, (In press)

  • Bias and variance trade-offs when combining propensity score weighting and regression: with an application to HIV status and homeless men 2012

    Golinelli D, Ridgeway G, Rhoades H, Tucker J, Wenzel S

    Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, (In press)

  • Assessing the Sensitivity of Treatment Effect Estimates to Differential Follow-Up Rates: Implications for Translational Research 2012

    Griffin BA, McCaffrey DF, Hunter S, Ramchand R, and Suttorp MJ

    Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, DOI: 10.1007/s10742-012-0089-7

  • Use of Alternative Time Scales in Cox Proportional Hazard Models: Implications for Time-Varying Environmental Exposures 2012

    Griffin BA, Andersen, G, Shih R, Whitsel E

    Statistics in Medicine, DOI: 10.1002/sim.5347

  • Nonparametric Matching and Propensity Scores 2012

    Griffin BA, McCaffrey DF

    Chapter for the Encyclopedia of Health Economics, (In press)

  • Assessing the Sensitivity of Treatment Effect Estimates to Differential Follow-Up Rates: Implications for Translational Research 2012

    Griffin BA, McCaffrey DF, Ramchand R, Hunter SB, Suttorp MJ

    Health Services Research and Outcomes Methodology, 12(2): 84-103

  • A Bernstein-type estimator for decreasing density with application to p-value adjustment 2012

    Han B, Dalal, S

    Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 56, 427-437

  • Simultaneous One-sided Tests with Application to Education Evaluation Systems 2012

    Han B, Dalal S and McCaffrey D

    Journal of Educational & Behavioral Statistics, 37, 114-136

  • Teacher Effect Estimates and Decision Rules for Establishing Student-Teacher Linkages: What are the Implications for High-Stakes Personnel Policies in an Urban School District? Statics, Politics, and Policy 2012

    Han B, McCaffrey DF, Springer M, Gottfried, M

    (In press)

  • Evaluating treatment efficacy 2012

    Hunter SB, Miles JNV, Paddock S, and EJ D'Amico

    P. Miller (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Addictive Behaviors, Oxford, UK: Elsevier Limited

  • Conducting Online Expert Panels: A Feasibility and Experimental Replicability Study 2012

    Khodyakov D, Hempel S, Rubenstein L, Shekelle Pl, Foy R, Salem-Schatz S, O’Neill S, Danz M and S Dalal

    BMC Medical Research Methodology, (In press)

  • The Academic Effects of Summer Instruction and Retention in New York City 2012

    Mariano, L.T. and Martorell, P

    Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, (In press)

  • Reporting CAHPS and HEDIS Data by Race/Ethnicity for Medicare Beneficiaries 2012

    Martino S, Elliott MN, Kanouse DE, Weinick R, Brown J, Goldstein E

    Health Services Research, (In press)

  • Machine Learning for Automatic Identification of Terrorist Incidents in Worldwide News Media 2012

    Mason, R, McInnis, B and Dalal, S

    IEEE Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, Page(s): 84 - 89 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ISI.2012.6284096 (link)

  • A review of Stata routines for fixed effects estimation in normal linear models 2012

    McCaffrey DF, Lockwood JR, Mihaly K and Sass TR

    The Stata Journal, (In press)

  • Should measures of patient experience in primary care be adjusted for case mix? Evidence from the UK General Practice Patient Survey 2012

    Paddison CAM, Elliott MN, Parker RA, Staetsky L, Lyratzopoulos G, Campbell JL, Roland MO

    BMJ Quality & Safety, doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000737

  • Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in 5th-Graders in 3 US Metropolitan Areas 2012

    Schuster MA, Elliott MN, Kanouse DE, Wallander JL, Tortolero SR, Ratner JA, Klein DJ, Cuccaro P, Davies SL, Banspach SW

    New England Journal of Medicine, (In press)

  • A graphical method for assessing risk factor threshold values using the generalized additive model: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis 2012

    Setodji CM, Scheuner M, Pankow JS, Blumenthal RS, Chen H and Keeler E

    Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, 12, 62-79

  • Using Generalized Additive Modeling to Empirically Identify Thresholds Within the ITERS in Relation to Toddlers' Cognitive Development 2012

    Setodji CM, Le V.-N., and Schaack, D

    Developmental Psychology, doi: 10.1037/a0028738

  • Combinatorial Enlargement of Ground-Truth Datasets and Efficient Evaluation of Segmentation Algorithms 2012

    Shah A and Dalal S

    ACM International Workshop on Visual Interfaces for Ground Truth Collection in Computer Vision Application, (link)

  • Understanding Pregnancy-Related Attitudes and Behaviors: A Mixed Method Study of Homeless Youth 2012

    Tucker J, Sussell J, Golinelli D, Zhou A, Kennedy D, Wenzel S

    Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, (In press)