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LOGRANK TEST [1 record]

Record 1 2014-02-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Research Methods
  • Statistical Methods
  • General Medicine, Hygiene and Health
DEF

A chi-square test for taking categorical confounding variables into account when doing a weighted sum of the associations in each of the categories, called strata.

CONT

In survival analysis, a log-rank test compares the equality of k survival functions by creating a sequence of kx2 contingency tables (k survival functions by event observed/event not observed at that time) one at each (uncensored) observed event time, and calculating a statistic based on the observed and expected values for these contingency tables. This test is also known as the Mantel-Cox (Mantel-Haenszel) test.

OBS

In meta-analyses, the strata are the various studies included.

OBS

Mantel-Haenszel test: term and definition standardized by the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Glossary English Editorial Board and the Translation Bureau.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Méthodes de recherche scientifique
  • Méthodes statistiques
  • Médecine générale, hygiène et santé
DEF

Test du khi carré permettant de prendre en compte des variables de confusion catégoriques en faisant une somme pondérée des associations dans chacune des catégories, appelées strates.

OBS

Dans les méta-analyses, les strates sont les différentes études incluses.

OBS

test de Mantel-Haenszel : terme et définition normalisés par l'Institut national d'excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) et le Bureau de la traduction.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Métodos de investigación científica
  • Métodos estadísticos
  • Medicina, Higiene y Salud
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