We develop a statistical model for comparison studies of methods in which there is a gold standard, and we propose a measure of concordance. This ratio can be interpreted as a correlation coefficient for the population in a restricted bivariate model. An estimate of this coefficient is proposed and its statistical properties are studied. Applications of the new methodology are presented on data from the medical literature. Assessing compliance with a gold standard in method comparison studies. / St. Laurent, Roy T. They can be connected simultaneously via one or all of the methods below. If you have access to newspaper content through a university, library or employer, sign up here for the contents of the Society`s Journal according to our titles. Sign in here to access free tools such as favorites and notifications, or to access personal subscriptions. . If you have access to the journal through a company or association, read the instructions below.

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