Table 1

Single Level Continuous and Categorical outcome parameter and standard error estimates.

Continuous Single Level Analysis

Mplus (5.1)

Mplus (5.1)

Mplus (5.1)


Fixed Effects

Unweighted

Weight Method A

Weight Method B


β0

(Intercept for MS_UNINS)

0.453

0.429

0.433


SE

0.010

0.011

0.011



β1

(Slope for Family Income)

-0.088

-0.076

-0.076


SE

0.004

0.005

0.005



Random Effects


Residual Variance

(Variation within States)

3.738

3.697

3.735


SE

0.096

0.110

0.111



Categorical Single Level Analysis

Mplus (5.1)

Mplus (5.1)

Mplus (5.1)


Fixed Effects

Unweighted

Weight Method A

Weight Method B


β0

(Intercept for MS_UNINS)

-2.513

-2.532

-2.524


SE

0.019

0.022

0.022



β1

(Slope for Family Income)

-0.198

-0.183

-0.183


SE

0.006

0.007

0.007


Carle BMC Medical Research Methodology 2009 9:49   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-9-49

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