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st: mean, mode or median for missing values


From   Jet <lsj555@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: mean, mode or median for missing values
Date   Tue, 2 Feb 2010 23:11:52 -0500

Hi, all,

     My variable is measured by likert scales, and there are a few
missing values. I am thinking of using mean, mode or median to
substitute the missing values. Which is better given the ordinal
nature of the measurement?

  thax

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