[R] Survey imputation

Scott Raynaud scott.raynaud at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 13 19:51:54 CEST 2013

I paln on using R to do the imputation once I figure out how to do it.

----- Original Message -----
From: Bert Gunter <gunter.berton at gene.com>
To: Scott Raynaud <scott.raynaud at yahoo.com>
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Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:45 PM
Subject: Re: [R] Survey imputation

Is this an R question?

Seems like it belongs on a statistical or survey list, not r-help.


On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Scott Raynaud <scott.raynaud at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm working with NHIS survye data.  I'd like the to use muliple imputation
> to cover the missing data for the variables in which I'm interested.  My
> question concerns the use of certain variables in the imputation model.
> For example, race would be an important predictor in the imputation
> model, but it has been imputed (hot deck) as have other variables that
> might be useful in the imputation model.  What is the wisdom of using
> data that have been imputed in subsequent imputations models?
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Bert Gunter
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