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st: RE: gee p-value and goodnesss of fit

From   "Verkuilen, Jay" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: gee p-value and goodnesss of fit
Date   Wed, 12 Mar 2008 11:06:58 -0400

Femke Lambers wrote:

>>I hope someone can help me with the following:
I'm fitting a multivariate model with GEE (fam (binomial) link(logit)
robust eform). My output shows me the p-value of each category of each
variable. Does anyone know how I can get the overall p-value of each
variable (on its own, so not per category)? I would also like to know
how I test the goodness of fit in this kind of model. Hopefully, you can
help me out. Thank you!<<

Things may have changed but from what I recall there isn't a global GOF
test for GEE and you have to use Wald tests to do inference. You may
want to see Hardin and Hilbe (2003): The recent book by Molenberghs
and Verbeke (Models for Discrete Longitudinal Data, 2005, Springer)
should also discuss this problem. 


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