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Contextual Analysis, Part 2: Methods for Understanding & Interpreting Multilevel Analysis

Wednesday, June 6, 2007, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

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  • Efron B, Morris C. Stein's Paradox in Statistics. Scientific American 1977; 236: 119-127. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stein's_example Exit Disclaimer
  • Greenland S. Principles of Multilevel Modeling. Int J Epidemiology 2000; 29: 158-167.
  • Kaufman JS, Dole N, Savitz DA, Herring AH. Modeling community-level effects on preterm birth. Ann Epidemiol. 2003 May;13(5):377-84.
  • Bingenheimer JB, Raudenbush SW. Statistical and substantive inferences in public health: issues in the application of multilevel models. Annu Rev Public Health. 2004;25:53-77.
  • Merlo J, Chaix B, Ohlsson H, Beckman A, Johnell K, Hjerpe P, Rastam L, Larsen K. A brief conceptual tutorial of multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: using measures of clustering in multilevel logistic regression to investigate contextual phenomena. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2006 Apr;60(4):290-7. http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/60/4/290 Exit Disclaimer
  • Merlo J, Chaix B, Yang M, Lynch J, Rastam L. A brief conceptual tutorial on multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: interpreting neighbourhood differences and the effect of neighbourhood characteristics on individual health. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2005 Dec;59(12):1022-8. Review. http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/59/12/1022 Exit Disclaimer
  • Merlo J, Yang M, Chaix B, Lynch J, Rastam L. A brief conceptual tutorial on multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: investigating contextual phenomena in different groups of people. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2005 Sep;59(9):729-36. http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/59/9/729 Exit Disclaimer
  • Merlo J, Chaix B, Yang M, Lynch J, Rastam L. A brief conceptual tutorial of multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: linking the statistical concept of clustering to the idea of contextual phenomenon. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2005 Jun;59(6):443-9. Review. http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/59/6/443 Exit Disclaimer
  • Merlo J. Multilevel analytical approaches in social epidemiology: measures of health variation compared with traditional measures of association. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2003 Aug;57(8):550 2.
  • Sullivan LM, Dukes KA, Losina E. Tutorial in biostatistics. An introduction to hierarchical linear modelling. Stat Med. 1999 Apr 15;18(7):855-88. Review.