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 Chee P. Lin posted on Monday, April 06, 2009 - 8:31 am
Dear Dr. Muthen,

I attended Topic 7 Multilevel Modeling with latent variables using M-Plus workshop at Johns Hopkins, I have a little question on slide pp141 of your presentation.
The categorical variables are u1-u6, they were treated as categorical factor indicators on the WITHIN level. However, on the between level, they were continuous latent variable. May I know why is that so? Appreciate if you could advise. Also where could I find the example data sets used in the presentation?


 Bengt O. Muthen posted on Monday, April 06, 2009 - 10:28 am
On the Between level u1-u6 are random intercepts and therefore continuous latent variables varying across Between-level units.

The example is on the Mplus CD for UG ex 9.9 and also on the Mplus web site under Documentation.
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