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American Journal of Epidemiology Copyright 2001 by The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
 

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American Journal of Epidemiology
Copyright 2001 by The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
All rights reserved
Vol. 153, No. 4
Printed in U.S.A.
Five-Year Survivorship Model of Cystic Fibrosis Liou et al.
Predictive 5-Year Survivorship Model of Cystic Fibrosis
Theodore G. Liou,1,2
Frederick R. Adler,3,4
Stacey C. FitzSimmons,5,9
Barbara C. Cahill,1,2,6
Jonathan R. Hibbs,7
and Bruce C. Marshall1,2,8
The objective of this study was to create a 5-year survivorship model to identify key clinical features of cystic
fibrosis. Such a model could help researchers and clinicians to evaluate therapies, improve the design of
prospective studies, monitor practice patterns, counsel individual patients, and determine the best candidates
for lung transplantation. The authors used information from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry
(CFFPR), which has collected longitudinal data on approximately 90% of cystic fibrosis patients diagnosed in
the United States since 1986. They developed multivariate logistic regression models by using data on 5,820

  

Source: Adler, Fred - Department of Mathematics, University of Utah

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology