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Multilevel analytical approaches in social epidemiology: measures of health variation compared with traditional measures of association
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    Re: Social Epidemiology, Intra-Neighbourhood Correlation and Generalized Estimating Equations

    Dear Editor

    I have read with high interest the comments made by Petronis and Anthony on my editorial.[1] I have also read their forthcoming article,[2] and I believe they apply an analytical approach that seems to be, in my opinion, a step in the right direction for research on contextual influences and health that focus on investigation of clustering. I will be very pleased of writing a larger comment and send i...

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    Social Epidemiology, Intra-Neighbourhood Correlation and Generalized Estimating Equations

    Dear Editor,

    The recent editorial entitled "Multilevel analytical approaches in social epidemiology: measures of health variation compared with traditional measures of association" [1] offers an interesting critique of the generalized estimating equations (GEE) analysis of a paper published in the same issue of JECH (August 2003). In the editorial, the author notes that the paper's GEE analysis treats "the intr...

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