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 Inge van Meurs posted on Wednesday, December 03, 2008 - 2:59 am
Dear dr Muthen,

I have tested models for mediation. Because my individuals are children that are nested within families, I conducted my models with a multilevel structure. In the full model, in which I included the direct + the mediated pathways, my estimates for the x-->y and the m-->y pathways become larger. This is strange, because I think they should become smaller. Can you help me out?
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Wednesday, December 03, 2008 - 8:36 am
Please send the two full outputs and your license number to support@statmodel.com.
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