American Journal of Health Economics
By Tara Templin
Risk of Cardiovascular Events Associated With Current Exposure to HIV Antiretroviral Therapies in a US Veteran Population
Mortality from inhalational anthrax during the 2001 U.S. attack was substantially lower than that reported historically.
To systematically review all published inhalational anthrax case reports to evaluate the predictors of disease progression and mortality.
MEDLINE (1966-2005), 14 selected journal indexes (1900-1966), and bibliographies of all retrieved articles.
The methodology used to construct tree structured rules is the focus of this monograph. Unlike many other statistical procedures, which moved from pencil and paper to calculators, this text's use of trees was unthinkable before computers. Both the practical and theoretical sides have been developed in the authors' study of tree methods. Classification and Regression Trees reflects these two sides, covering the use of trees as a data analysis method, and in a more mathematical framework, proving some of their fundamental properties.