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ERIC Number: EJ787629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 14
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0193-841X
Using an Empirical Binomial Hierarchical Bayesian Model as an Alternative to Analyzing Data from Multisite Studies
Hardin, J. Michael; Anderson, Billie S.; Woodby, Lesa L.; Crawford, Myra A.; Russell, Toya V.
Evaluation Review, v32 n2 p143-156 2008
This article explores the statistical methodologies used in demonstration and effectiveness studies when the treatments are applied across multiple settings. The importance of evaluating and how to evaluate these types of studies are discussed. As an alternative to standard methodology, the authors of this article offer an empirical binomial hierarchical Bayesian model as a way to effectively evaluate multisite studies. An application of using the Bayesian model in a real-world multisite study is given. (Contains 1 figure and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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