Topic group on

Measurement error and misclassification

of the STRATOS Initiative


Increase the awareness of the problems caused by measurement error and misclassification in statistical analyses and remove barriers to use statistical methods that deal with such problems by publishing scientific articles and presenting papers and workshops at conferences. See also Freedman and Kipnis (2018).

Recent activities

April 3, 2020: Early view of "STRATOS guidance document on measurement error and misclassification of variables in observational epidemiology" (Part 1 and Part 2) in "Statistics in Medicine"

February, 2020: Cover story on measurement error in "Significance" by Michael Wallace: "Analysis of an imperfect world"

Laurence Freedman
Helmut Küchenhoff
Viktor Kipnis
Raymond Carroll
Pamela Shaw

Veronika Deffner
Anne Thiébaut

Kevin Dodd
Janet Tooze

Paul Gustafson
Michael Wallace

Ruth Keogh

STRATOS Initiative

The topic group "Measurement error and misclassification" is a member of the STRATOS Initiative (STRengthening Analytical Thinking for Observational Studies) which is a large collaboration of experts in many different areas of biostatistical research. Ongoing research, discussions and activities within STRATOS are conducted in nine topic groups and several cross-cutting panels.