Retrovar - Description

This program, developed by J Halpern and AS Whittemore, finds the estimates for the parameters associated with the covariates and the covariance matrix of the estimates for the "marginal covariate model" as described in the "THEOREM" in the section titled "ASYMPTOTIC DISTRIBUTION OF β ˆ FOR MARGINAL COVARIATE MODELS" (see reference below).

RETROVAR - Background References

A detailed description of the statistical underpinnings of the software can be found in the following articles:

Whittemore AS, Halpern J. Logistic Regression of Family Data From Retrospective Study Designs. Genetic Epidemiology 25:177-189 (2003)   PDF 173 kb

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