Deviance to compare models

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upalijay
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Deviance to compare models

Post by upalijay »

How can I compare two imputed models as imputed model does not give "Deviance"?
Thanks
Upali

Harvey Goldstein
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Re: Deviance to compare models

Post by Harvey Goldstein »

Realcom itself does not compute a 'fit' statistic such as DIC. If you are using realcom to do multiple imputation via max likelihood fits then you could consider using the average AIC or BIC fit statistics based on the usual deviance - but check the literature since these will not have the standard properties.

upalijay
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Re: Deviance to compare models

Post by upalijay »

Thanks for your response. I will try your suggestion.
Upali

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