Exact approaches for testing non-inferiority or superiority of two incidence rates

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We studied an unconditional approach based on partial maximization using different penalty values for comparing two incidence rates from Poisson distributions. We also consider a full maximization approach and an approach based on estimation and full maximization. Generally, the third approach has good performance.


Clinical Trials | Medicine and Health Sciences | Statistical Models | Statistics and Probability | Vital and Health Statistics


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