[R] longitudinal survey data

Koen Pelleriaux koen.pelleriaux at gmail.com
Fri May 27 15:48:38 CEST 2005

On 5/26/05, Thomas Lumley <tlumley at u.washington.edu> wrote:

> If you *want* to fit mixed models (eg because you are interested in
> estimating variance components, or perhaps to gain efficiency) then it's
> quite a bit trickier. You can't just use the sampling weights in lme().
> You can correct for the biased sampling if you put the variables that
> affect the weights in as predictors in the model.  Cluster sampling could
> perhaps then be modelled as another level of random effect.

I've been struggeling with case weights (in the case of unequal
selection probabilities) in mixed effects models. Those are not
possible in lme(). Isn't it, however, possible to use case weights in
glmmPQL from MASS?

Koen Pelleriaux
University of Antwerp

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