Efficiency in the design of clinical trials with ordinal scales

Conference object English OPEN
Torres, Juan Vicente; Cortés, Jordi; González, Jose Antonio; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Sánchez, Josep Anton; Secades, Julio; Cobo Valeri, Erik;
(2009)
  • Subject: Biomathematics | :Matemàtiques i estadística::Estadística aplicada::Estadística biosanitària [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | :92 Biology and other natural sciences::92B Mathematical biology in general [Classificació AMS] | Biomatemàtica | Sample size Efficiency Ordinal data

The most popular statistical methods for analyzing ordinal data are reviewed in this work. Theoretical results are compared to empirical results by means of simulations. It is shown how the efficiency of the trial can be considerably improved if the statistical analysis... View more
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