On hazard ratio estimators by proportional hazards models in matched-pair cohort studies

Abstract Background In matched-pair cohort studies with censored events, the hazard ratio (HR) may be of main interest. However, it is lesser known in epidemiologic literature that the partial maximum likelihood estimator of a common HR conditional on matched pairs is written in a simple form, namel...

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Main Authors: Tomohiro Shinozaki, Mohammad Ali Mansournia, Yutaka Matsuyama
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-06-01
Series:Emerging Themes in Epidemiology
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12982-017-0060-8

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