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Age, period and cohort models - the use of individual records

Robertson, C. and Boyle, P. (1986) Age, period and cohort models - the use of individual records. Statistics in Medicine, 5 (5). pp. 527-538. ISSN 0277-6715

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Abstract

Problems with the interpretation of age-period-cohort models are discussed. If individual records are available as for cancer incidence in Scotland, then a solution is obtainable. An example using incidence data for cancers of the lung and larynx in Scotland is presented to illustrate the models.

Item type: Article
ID code: 17787
Keywords: age-period-cohort models, cancers, lung, larynx, Probabilities. Mathematical statistics, Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Subjects: Science > Mathematics > Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
Medicine > Internal medicine > Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Department: Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics
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    Date Deposited: 11 May 2010 10:00
    Last modified: 10 Dec 2013 15:41
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/17787

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