We implement multisite causal mediation analysis using the methods proposed by Qin and Hong (in press). It enables causal mediation analysis in multisite trials, in which individuals are assigned to a treatment or a control group at each site. It allows for estimation and hypothesis testing for not only the population average but also the between-site variance of direct and indirect effects. This strategy conveniently relaxes the assumption of no treatment-by-mediator interaction while greatly simplifying the outcome model specification without invoking strong distributional assumptions.
|Author||Xu Qin, Guanglei Hong|
|Maintainer||Xu Qin <[email protected]>|
|Package repository||View on GitHub|
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