[R-sig-ME] what units are MCMCglmm posterior means in?

HADFIELD Jarrod j.hadfield at ed.ac.uk
Fri May 4 06:50:48 CEST 2018


They are the log of the odds ratio as in standard logistic regression.



> On 3 May 2018, at 20:34, Adam Sloth via R-sig-mixed-models <r-sig-mixed-models at r-project.org> wrote:
> my question is probably amateurish but I can't seem to find the answer
> anywhere.
> In what metric are the MCMCglmm package's posterior means for family =
> "categorical"?
> I suppose that they can't be odds ratios and probabilites as my numbers are
> outside their bounds. So I'm thinking – are they just basic regression
> coefficients conceptually equal to those obtained by lme4::glmer?
> Thank you!
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