regtomean: Regression Toward the Mean

In repeated measures studies with extreme large or small values it is common that the subjects measurements on average are closer to the mean of the basic population. Interpreting possible changes in the mean in such situations can lead to biased results since the values were not randomly selected, they come from truncated sampling. This method allows to estimate the range of means where treatment effects are likely to occur when regression toward the mean is present. Ostermann, T., Willich, Stefan N. & Luedtke, Rainer. (2008). Regression toward the mean - a detection method for unknown population mean based on Mee and Chua's algorithm. BMC Medical Research Methodology.<doi:10.1186/1471-2288-8-52>.

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Package details

AuthorDaniela Recchia [aut, cre], Thomas Ostermann [ctb]
MaintainerDaniela Recchia <daniela.rodriguesrecchia@uni-wh.de>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
Version1.0
Package repositoryView on CRAN
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install.packages("regtomean")

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