[R] Off Topic: Good reference for sample size calculations

partha_bagchi@hgsi.com partha_bagchi at hgsi.com
Wed Sep 10 16:38:56 CEST 2003

Following should help: 

1. "Sample Size Methodology (Statistical Modeling and Decision Science)" 
        by Raghavarao and Desu (1990)
         Academic Press.

2. Russell Lenth's monograph - Some Practical Guide to Effective Sample 

3. Introduction to Sample Size determination and Power Analysis for 
Clinical Trials
        John Lachin, Controlled Clinical Trials, 2, 93-113 (1981)

4. Evaluation of Sample Size and Power for Analyses of Survival with 
Allowance for Nonuniform Patient Entry, Losses to Follow-up, 
Noncompliance, and Stratification
        John Lachin & Mary Foulkes, Biometrics, 42, 507-519, September 


"Warnes, Gregory R" <gregory_r_warnes at groton.pfizer.com>
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09/10/2003 08:37 AM

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        Subject:        [R] Off Topic:  Good reference for sample size calculations

Hi All,

This is off topic, but we're drawing a blank here..

> In a presentation I'll be giving next week, I want to include a 
> to a good general text on computing sample sizes for standard 
> Can anyone recommend a good book to use for this purpose?
> Thanks,
> -Greg

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