Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Re: st: Fw: micombine with xtmixed

Jon: As a general rule the imputation model should use the same or less assumptions/restrictions as your analysis model. So the question is: what was the imputation model you fed into -ice-, in your case I would pay particular attention to wether the assumptions concerning the nesting structure in your imputation model are more restrictive that those in your analysis model HTH, Maarten

--- Jon Hill <jhill3@nd.edu> wrote: > Are the results to be trusted when running a mixed model after peforming > multiple imputation using the ice program? I noticed that it was not listed > in the help file for micombine as one of the commands that was tested. > Would there be any reason to suppose that the estimates are faulty?

----------------------------------------- between 1/2/2006 and 31/3/2006 I will be visiting the UCLA, during this time the best way to reach me is by email

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