Estimating the receiver operating characteristic curve in studies that match controls to cases on covariates.

@article{Pepe2013EstimatingTR,
  title={Estimating the receiver operating characteristic curve in studies that match controls to cases on covariates.},
  author={Margaret Sullivan Pepe and Jing Fan and Christopher Warren Seymour},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={863-73}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Studies evaluating a new diagnostic imaging test may select control subjects without disease who are similar to case subjects with disease in regard to factors potentially related to the imaging result. Selecting one or more controls that are matched to each case on factors such as age, comorbidities, or study site improves study validity by eliminating potential biases due to differential characteristics of readings for cases versus controls. However, it is not widely… CONTINUE READING
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