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ERIC Number: EJ642220
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1070-5511
Latent Growth Modeling of Longitudinal Data: A Finite Growth Mixture Modeling Approach.
Li, Fuzhong; Duncan, Terry E.; Duncan, Susan C.; Acock, Alan
Structural Equation Modeling, v8 n4 p493-539 2001
Presents a new approach that extends conventional random coefficient growth models to incorporate a categorical latent trajectory variable representing latent classes or mixtures. Provides a didactic example of this new methodology using adolescent alcohol use data and discusses the method as a tool for mapping hypotheses of development onto appropriate statistical models. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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