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 Jaclyn Harron posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 7:04 am
Dear Drs Muthen,

Is it possible to run multiple imputation on a dataset with count variables? I'm using version 6.11. Also is there any way to specify maximum and minimum values for the imputed values as I'm ending up with minus values?

Many thanks,
Jaclyn
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 7:20 am
DATA IMPUTATION is available for continuous and categorical outcomes only.
 Jaclyn Harron posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 7:54 am
Thank you for your quick response.

Jaclyn
 EFried posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 12:56 pm
Following up on the mininum and maximum questions - are there ways to limit the imputed values? We work on average workload per week, and we would like to limit the upper imputed values to the highest observed value in the population.

I checked technote7 (MI) and the 6.x handbook (chapter 11) but was unable to find information.

Thank you
 Tihomir Asparouhov posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 2:41 pm
Take a look at the "Values =" option in the data imputation command.
 EFried posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 3:33 pm
I seem to be blind. I checked twice - in two different pdf readers (not being able to copy & paste from the UG seems to sometimes bug the search function in some readers) - for "values" in the UG6, but could not find anything related to imputation. I also searched for "data imputation", but there is nothing about an option "values" either.

Sorry
 Bengt O. Muthen posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 3:58 pm
See page 750 of the UG index, saying

VALUES, 464
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