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Analysis of familial aggregation studies with complex ascertainment schemes

by A. Matthews, D. Finkelstein, R. Betensky
Questions regarding this item should be sent to Dianne Finkelstein.

This paper proposes an approach to adjust analyses of family studies for complex ascertainment schemes where the sampling is dependent on the disease history of the entire family. This approach extends that of Tosteson et al. 1991 to handle these types of sampling schemes.