Model building: From purpose to conclusion

  • Per Kragh Andersen
  • Lene Theil Skovgaard
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH, volume 0)


To investigate a scientific question, data are needed. Sometimes, data may already be available, but in many situations new data have to be collected because the question is concerned with a new procedure or treatment or requires new covariates to be considered for a previously studied phenomenon.


Model Check Model Building Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Linear Predictor Intermediate Variable 
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© Springer New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. BiostatisticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagen KDenmark

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