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**Archive 2004, 118 entries**

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**December 2004 (11 entries)**

- Testing for side effects (2004-12-29)
- Recommended web links for the month of December (2004-12-28)
- Designing a questionnaire (2004-12-24)
- Simpson's Paradox (2004-12-22)
- Subgroup analysis (2004-12-21)
- George Box Quote (2004-12-20)
- Neyman bias (2004-12-15)
- Prayer studies (2004-12-13)
- Surromed and the DecisionSite S-Plus Server Solution (2004-12-08)
- New in SPSS version 13.0 (2004-12-07)
- Entrenched beliefs (2004-12-01)

** November 2004 (12 entries)**

- Measuring heterogeneity in meta-analysis (2004-11-29)
- Unequal sample sizes (2004-11-24)
- Outcomes research (2004-11-24)
- Can you recommend a good book? (2004-11-24)
- Alternatives to equipoise (2004-11-24)
- Discrepancy between univariate and multivariate models (2004-11-12)
- Testing multinomial proportions (2004-11-09)
- Confidence intervals for complex research designs (2004-11-05)
- Research on therapies that have no known mechanism of action (2004-11-04)
- Anecdotal information (2004-11-02)
- Speech: Deaf chairs, lost cake recipes, and a letter from Maria. (2004-11-02)
- Unblinding at the end of a study (2004-11-01)

** October 2004 (2 entries)**

There are only two entries this month because of all the time I took off from work. My wife and I just adopted a little boy from Russia. You can find details about this on my personal update page.

** September 2004 (13 entries)**

- Top six mistakes in teaching EBM (2004-09-24)
- Craniosacral therapy (2004-09-24)
- Speech: Is the randomized trial the gold standard for research? (2004-09-23)
- Multiple degree of freedom tests (2004-09-22)
- Sample size for an ordinal outcome (2004-09-22)
- Design and analysis of pilot studies (2004-09-17)
- What is the best statistical model? (2004-09-17)
- Rates versus proportions (2004-09-15)
- Printer friendly versions of web pages (2004-09-13)
- Seminar notes: International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (2004-09-10)
- What's a good value for Cronbach's Alpha? (2004-09-09)
- Full-Body Computed Tomography Screening (2004-09-06)
- Seminar notes: Nitty Gritty NIH (2004-09-03)

** August 2004 (12 entries)**

- More on information theory models (2004-08-31)
- Report cards (2004-08-27)
- Statistical software (2004-08-25)
- Free Full Text on the Web (2004-08-24)
- Selection bias (2004-08-24)
- Nicholas Zhenya Simon (2004-08-24)
- Weblog entries from the 2004 JSM (2004-08-7-11)
- Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables (2004-08-05)
- Unbalanced sample sizes for evaluating a diagnostic test (2004-08-05)
- Speech: So you want to volunteer for a research study? (2004-08-04)
- Searching for bimodality (2004-08-04)
- Seminar notes: Secondary Uses of Data (2004-08-02)

** July 2004 (21 entries)**

- Submitting a research protocol to the IRB (2004-07-29)
- Statalist (2004-07-29)
- Breaking the blind (2004-07-29)
- Evaluating the AUC for an ROC curve (2004-07-27)
- Random identification numbers (2004-07-26)
- Is there a mechanism? (2004-07-23)
- Sample size calculations in studies with a baseline (2004-07-23)
- Retrospective chart reviews and IRB approval (2004-07-21)
- Conflict of interest (2004-07-20)
- Aliasing patterns (2004-07-19)
- Adaptive randomization (2004-07-15)
- Randomization test (2004-07-14)
- Provisional means algorithm (2004-07-09)
- Recent updates (2004-07-08)
- Confidence intervals for proportions (2004-07-08)
- Planning a qualitative research study (2004-07-06)
- Bibliography of resources for qualitative research studies (2004-07-06)
- Sample size for a diagnostic test (2004-07-05)
- Early stopping in an animal experiment (2004-07-01)
- Early Stopping Bibliography (2004-07-01)
- I hate PowerPoint talk (2004-07-01)

** June 2004 (13 entries)**

- In vitro fertilization prayer study (2004-06-29)
- Nonlinear Least Squares in S-plus and R (2004-06-28)
- Excluding placebo responders (2004-06-25)
- Publication bias (2004-06-25)
- Pap smears for women without a cervix (2004-06-24)
- The impact of XML on Statistics (2004-06-23)
- Missing values (2004-06-22)
- S+ArrayAnalyzer web seminar (2004-06-22)
- McNemar's Test (2004-06-17)
- Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2004-06-15)
- Data Mining with Clementine (2004-06-15)
- Statistical consulting (2004-06-14)
- Categorical variables in a logistic regression model (2004-06-01)

** May 2004 (14 entries)**

- Health effects of smoking (2004-05-31)
- Prostate Specific Antigen testing (2004-05-31)
- Monte Carlo methods (2004-05-31)
- Sample size for cluster randomized trials (2004-05-27)
- Analyzing percentage data (2004-05-24)
- Sample size calculation example (2004-05-20)
- I hate PowerPoint (2004-05-19)
- Goodness of fit test (2004-05-18)
- Sample size for a survival data model (2004-05-13)
- Advanced SPSS methods (2004-05-12)
- Information theory models (2004-05-11)
- Central Limit Theorem (2004-03-09)
- Acuity microarray analysis software (2004-05-06)
- Overlooking one's own flaws (2004-05-03)

** April 2004 (9 entries)**

- Degrees of freedom (2004-04-15)
- The Wikipedia (2004-04-15)
- Focus groups and qualitative research (2004-04-13)
- Clinically trivial effects (2004-04-12)
- One-tailed p-values (2004-04-12)
- A serious problem of publication bias (2004-04-09)
- Interactions in logistic regression (2004-04-08)
- Criticisms of randomized clinical trials (2004-04-07)
- Temporality of causes (2004-04-07)

** March 2004 (6 entries)**

- Constraints on randomization (2004-03-23)
- Evidence Based lessons learned from Cardiology (2004-03-18)
- Microarray data analysis (2004-03-18)
- EM Algorithm (2004-03-15)
- Quality control in the laboratory (2004-03-09)
- Parametric versus nonparametric tests (2004-03-09)

** February 2004 (5 entries)**

- Conflict of Interest (2004-02-25)
- Evidence Based Medicine and Ethics (2004-02-20)
- Number Needed to Harm Examples (2004-02-18)
- Enumerative and Analytic Studies (2004-02-05)
- Educational Resources (2004-02-03)

(no entries in the weblog prior to February 3)

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