Table of ContentsPreface. Contributors. Part I. Overview. Bioenvironment and public health: statistical perspectives (P.K. Sen). Part II. General Methodology. Some examples of random process environmental data analysis (D.R. Brillinger). modeling infectious diseases - aids (L. Billard). On some multiplicity problems and multiple comparison procedures in biostatistics (Y. Hochberg, P. Wastfall). Analysis of longitudinal data (J.M. Singer, D.F. Andrade). Regression models for survival data (R.A. Johnson, J.P. Klein). Generalised linear models for independent and dependent responses (B.F. Qaqish, J.S. Preisser). Hierarchial and empirical Bayes methods for environmental risk assessment (G. Datta, M. Ghosh, L.A. Waller). Non-parametrics in bioenvironmental and public health statistics (P.K. Sen). Estimation and comparison of growth and dose-response curves in the presence of purposeful censoring (P.W. Stewart). Part III. Environmental Epidemiology. Spatial statistical methods for environmental epidemiology (A.B. Lawson, N. Cressie). Evaluating diagnostic tests in public health (M. Pepe, W. Leisenring, C. Rutter). Statistical issues in inhalation toxicology (E. Weller, L. Ryan, D. Dockery). Quantitative potency estimation to measure risk with bioenvironmental hazards (A.J. Bailer, W.W. Piegorsch). The analysis of case-control data: epidemiological studies of familial aggregation (N.M. Laird, G.M. Fitzmaurice, A.G. Schwartz). Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel techniques: applications involving epidemiologic survey data (D.B. Hall, R.F. Woolson, W.R. Clarke, M.F. Jones). Measurement error models for environmental and occupational health application (R.H. Lyles, L.L. Kupper). Statistical perspectives in clinical epidemiology (S.I. Bangdiwala, S.R. Munoz). Part IV. Cross-over designs. ANOVA and ANOCOVA for two-period crossover trial data: new vs standard (S. Ghosh, L.D. Fairchild). Statistical methods for crossover designs in Bioenvironmental and public health studies (G.E. Tudor, G.G. Koch, D. Catellier). Part V. Human Reproduction. Statistical models for human reproduction (C.M. Suchindran, H.P. Koo). Statistical methods for reproductive risk assessment (S. Mazumdar, Y. Xu, D.R. Mattison, N.B. Sussman, V.C. Arena). Part VI. Genetic Models. Selection biases of samples and their resolution (R. Chakraborty, C.R. Rao). Genomic sequences and quasi-multivariate CATANOVA (H.P. Pinheiro, F. Seillier-Moiseiwitsch, P.K. Sen, J. Eron Jr). Part VII. Survival analysis and competing risk. Statistical methods for multivariate failure time data and competing risks (R.A. DeMasi). Bounds on joint survival probabilities with positively dependent competing risks (S.K. Sarkar, K. Ghosh). Modeling multivariate failure time data (L.X. Clegg, J. Cai, P.K. Sen). Part VIII. Health Care. The cost-effectiveness ratio in the analysis of health care programs (J.C. Gardiner, C.J. Bradley, M. Huebner). Quality-oflife: statistical validation and analysis: an example from a clinical trial (B. Hosmane, C. Maurath, R. Manski). Part IX. Cancer. Carcinogenic potency: statistical perspectives (A. Dewanji). Part X. Cardiovascular Risk. Statistical applications in cardiovascular disease (E.R. DeLong, D.M. DeLong). Part XI. Medical Informatics. Medical informatics and health care systems: biostatistical and epidemiologic perspectives (J. Zvárová). Part XII. Drug-Research. Methods of establishing in vitro-in vivo relationships for modified release drug products (D.T. Mauger, V.M. Chinchilli). Part XIII. Psychiatry. Statistics in psychiatric research (S. Mazumdar, P.R. Houck. C.F. Reynolds III). Part XIV. Epidemiology. Bridging the biostatistics-epidemiology gap (L.J. Edwards). Part XV. Biodiversity. Biodiversity - measurement and analysis (S.P. Mukherjee). Subject Index. Contents of previous volumes.