Measures to summarize and compare the predictive capacity of markers.

@article{Gu2009MeasuresTS,
  title={Measures to summarize and compare the predictive capacity of markers.},
  author={Wen Gu and Margaret Sullivan Pepe},
  journal={The international journal of biostatistics},
  year={2009},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={Article 27}
}
The predictive capacity of a marker in a population can be described using the population distribution of risk (Huang et al. 2007; Pepe et al. 2008a; Stern 2008). Virtually all standard statistical summaries of predictability and discrimination can be derived from it (Gail and Pfeiffer 2005). The goal of this paper is to develop methods for making inference about risk prediction markers using summary measures derived from the risk distribution. We describe some new clinically motivated summary… CONTINUE READING

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