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Using Bayesian "p"-values in a 2 × 2 table of matched pairs with incompletely classified data

  • Yan Lin
  • Stuart Lipsitz
  • Debajyoti Sinha
  • Atul A. Gawande
  • Scott E. Regenbogen
  • Caprice C. Greenberg
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    Altham proposed Bayesian "p"-values for the analysis of a 2�2 contingency table that is formed from matched pairs. Using the same Bayesian perspective, we develop an extension of Altham's Bayesian "p"-values to a 2�2 table from matched pairs with missing data that are missing at random. The approach is applied to a rater agreement study, in which two surgeon-reviewers rated whether or not there was a communication breakdown in malpractice cases. We also use a simulation study to explore the power and type I error rate of the Bayesian "p"-values. Copyright (c) 2009 Royal Statistical Society.

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    Article provided by Royal Statistical Society in its journal Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics).

    Volume (Year): 58 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 237-246

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:jorssc:v:58:y:2009:i:2:p:237-246
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