[R-sig-ME] dropping interaction terms

Ben Bolker bbolker @ending from gm@il@com
Wed Jun 6 18:34:34 CEST 2018

  This is really a broad linear modeling question rather than one that
applies specifically to mixed models.  Can I suggest that you try
CrossValidated [https://stats.stackexchange.com] ? (Be prepared for a
variety of opinions ...)

    Ben Bolker

On 2018-06-06 12:45 PM, Cristiano Alessandro wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a simple design with two factors (each with two levels) and their
> interaction term. I am analyzing it with mixed models.
> The interaction term is not significant. Do I need to fit another model
> without the interaction term before performing post-hoc tests, or is it
> more appropriate to perform post-hoc tests on the full model with the
> non-significant interaction term?
> Thanks for your help
> Best
> Cristiano
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