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Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Change is constant in everyday life. Infants crawl and then walk, children learn to read and write, teenagers mature in myriad ways, and the elderly become frail and forgetful. Beyond these natural ... More


Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Donna Harrington

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339888
eISBN:
9780199863662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339888.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Measures that are reliable, valid, and can be used across diverse populations are vital to social work research, but the development of new measures is an expensive and time-consuming process. An ... More


The Preferences of Insiders and Outsiders: Testing the Model's Assumptions about Individual Interests

David Rueda

in Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter has two main goals: to produce data that provide a complete picture of the preferences of insiders, outsiders, and upscale groups; and to test whether these preferences fit into the ... More


Introducing the Multilevel Model for Change

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces the multilevel model for change, demonstrating how it allows researchers to address within-person and between-person questions about change simultaneously. Although there are ... More


Treating TIME More Flexibly

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter demonstrates how to apply the multilevel model to complex data sets. Section 5.1 begins by illustrating what to do when the number of waves is constant but their spacing is irregular. ... More


Examining the Multilevel Model’s Error Covariance Structure

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The previous chapters emphasized the fixed effects in the multilevel model for change. This chapter, in contrast, focuses on the model's random effects as embodied in its error covariance structure. ... More


Citizens, Context, and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices

Russell J. Dalton and Christopher J. Anderson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599233
eISBN:
9780191595790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599233.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A large body of electoral studies and political party research argues that the institutional context defines incentives that shape citizen participation and voting choice. Based on the unique ... More


Nested Voters: Citizen Choices Embedded in Political Contexts

Christopher J. Anderson and Russell J. Dalton

in Citizens, Context, and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599233
eISBN:
9780191595790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599233.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews the findings of this book and discusses their implications for the study of voter behavior. It argues that the effect of political institutions on voter behavior is typically ... More


Multilevel Models

Peter Miksza and Kenneth Elpus

in Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199391905
eISBN:
9780199391943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391905.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter introduces a statistical approach for analyzing nested data structures that both accounts for the dependence of observations due to hierarchical arrangements and allows for testing ... More


Marginal Modeling of Intensive Longitudinal Data by Generalized Estimating Equations

Joseph L. Schafer

in Models for Intensive Longitudinal Data

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173444
eISBN:
9780199847051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173444.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The growth of semiparametric regression modeling through generalized estimating questions (GEE) is one of the most influential recent developments in statistical practice. GEE methods are attractive ... More


A Local Linear Estimation Procedure for Functional Multilevel Modeling

Runze Li, Tammy L. Root, and Saul Shiffman

in Models for Intensive Longitudinal Data

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173444
eISBN:
9780199847051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173444.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Linear mixed models, also termed hierarchical linear models (HLM), have been particularly useful for researchers analyzing longitudinal data, but they are not appropriate for all types of ... More


Statistical considerations in intergenerational studies

Dorothea Nitsch and Gita D Mishra

in Family matters: Designing, analysing and understanding family based studies in life course epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231034
eISBN:
9780191723841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231034.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Intergenerational data necessarily reflect the time and place that the different generations of participants were living in. This chapter aims first to introduce simple concepts to provide an ... More


Grounding Social Psychology in Behavior in Daily Life: The Case of Conflict and Distress in Couples

Niall Bolger, Gertraud Stadler, Christine Paprocki, and Anita DeLongis

in Then A Miracle Occurs: Focusing on Behavior in Social Psychological Theory and Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377798
eISBN:
9780199864522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377798.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In this chapter, the authors challenge the field to overcome its focus on internal states and behavioral precursors as a substitute for behavior, and offer instead a method for studying behavior in ... More


Modelling repeat exposures: some examples from life course epidemiology

Andrew Wills and Kate Tilling

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Repeat measures of the same exposure over time offer a unique opportunity to study the role of developmental trajectories and age-related patterns of function on aspects of health and wellbeing in ... More


Statistical Methods in Spatial Epidemiology

Samson Y. Gebreab

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843496
eISBN:
9780190843533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843496.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most studies evaluating relationships between neighborhood characteristics and health neglect to examine and account for the spatial dependency across neighborhoods, that is, how neighboring areas ... More


Citizens, Context, and Choice

Russell J. Dalton and Christopher J. Anderson

in Citizens, Context, and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599233
eISBN:
9780191595790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599233.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

An established literature in electoral studies maintains that the electoral system and other contextual factors shape the incentive structure for voters, and thereby influences individual electoral ... More


Dynamical Systems Modeling: An Application to the Regulation of Intimacy and Disclosure in Marriage

Steven M. Boker and Jean-Philippe Laurenceau

in Models for Intensive Longitudinal Data

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173444
eISBN:
9780199847051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173444.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter offers an introduction to coupled differential equation models of self-regulating dynamical systems. It then characterizes a method for approximating the parameters of such models and ... More


Modeling longitudinal changes in old age: From covariance structures to dynamic systems

Ulman Lindenberger and Paolo Ghisletta

in New Frontiers in Cognitive Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525691
eISBN:
9780191689369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525691.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses yet another set of methods aimed at discerning structural dynamics and causal mechanisms of ontogenetic changes: the multivariate analysis of longitudinal changes by means of ... More


Using Multilevel Models to Evaluate Individual Differences in Deaf Readers

Matthew J. Traxler

in Research in Deaf Education: Contexts, Challenges, and Considerations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190455651
eISBN:
9780190686178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455651.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Understanding how and why individuals vary is an important aspect of understanding language function. In assessing literacy in deaf readers, we must supplement normative models of functioning with ... More


Multilevel Modeling in Systems Biology: From Cells to Whole Organs

Denis Noble

in System Modeling in Cellular Biology: From Concepts to Nuts and Bolts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195485
eISBN:
9780262257060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195485.003.0014
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter discusses the philosophy of multilevel modeling and illustrates this development in the case of the heart. It covers cellular models of the heart; connecting to ion pumps and calcium ... More


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