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Applied Multiple Regression/Correlation Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences, 3rd Edition by Leona S. Aiken, Stephen G. West, Patricia Cohen, Jacob Cohen

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14

Random Coefficient Regression and Multilevel Models

OLS regression and the regression approaches subsumed under the generalized linear model, including logistic and Poisson regression, all assume that observations are independent of one another. If observations on two individuals are independent of one another, then knowledge of scores on one individual provides no information whatever about scores on the other individual. Put another way, there is no relationship between the measures on one individual and measures on any other individual. Should there be repeated observations on the same individuals, standard OLS regression analyses assume that these observations are independent across time.

14.1  CLUSTERING WITHIN DATA SETS

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