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A glossary for multilevel analysis
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    Response to Dr Adamiak

    Dear Editor

    I thank Dr Adamiak for her careful reading of the glossary. I believe the confusion may be motivated by the fact that the sentence she refers to is not as clearly stated as it could have been. By "in the case of continuous dependent variables" I meant more precisely "when the response variable is normally distributed and the link function is identity (ie models usually referred to as linear models)". By "i...

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    Population average and logistic models

    Dear Editor

    I have found that under the heading Population-average models (page 592), when comparing the multilevel models to population-average models, the Author is stating that in the case of continuous dependent variables the coefficients are mathematically equivalent in the marginal models. In the next phrase the Author suggest "...but in the case of non-normally distributed variables (for example, logistic...

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