Missing Data pp 193-212 | Cite as

Practical Issues Relating to Analysis with Missing Data: Avoiding and Troubleshooting Problems

  • John W. Graham
Chapter
Part of the Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences book series (SSBS)

Abstract

If you follow the advice I have given in previous chapters, the chances are good that the results of your multiple imputation and analysis will be good. However, unforeseen things happen. Also, if you happen to be helping another person with these analyses, the material in this chapter will give some strategies for working through the problems.

Keywords

Multiple Imputation Auxiliary Variable Imputation Model Diagnostic Plot Data Augmentation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John W. Graham
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  1. 1.Department of Biobehavioral HealthThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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