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st: Re: Analysis of proportion as the dependant variable
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From: "Drora Fraser" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2003 6:57 AM
Subject: st: Analysis of proportion as the dependant variable
> We have data on proportion of children stunted at age 1 from 13
> locations, for each of 3 years for boys and girls.
> We wish to examine the association between stnting and hospitalization,
> at the level of the location, contrlling for year, sex and other
> Which of the 3 is the correct analysis: 1. multivariable regression, 2.
> XT-GEE regression with (group variable=location, link=log,
> family=poisson) 3. Poisson regression.
> We would appreciate an answer or a link to anyone who might be able to
> help us.
> Drora Fraser
> Ben-Gurion University
One possibility may be -glogit- or -gprobit- since the data grouped even
though the underlying model is discrete, but the observed dependent variable
is a proportion.
I don't believe poisson would be appropriate since you do not have count
Hope this helps,
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