nlschools

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Eighth-Grade Pupils in the Netherlands

Snijders and Bosker (1999) use as a running example a study of 2287 eighth-grade pupils (aged about 11) in 132 classes in 131 schools in the Netherlands. Only the variables used in our examples are supplied.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
nlschools
source

Snijders, T. A. B. and Bosker, R. J. (1999) Multilevel Analysis. An Introduction to Basic and Advanced Multilevel Modelling. London: Sage.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.

Aliases
  • nlschools
Examples
library(nlme)
nl1 <- nlschools
attach(nl1)
classMeans <- tapply(IQ, class, mean)
nl1$IQave <- classMeans[as.character(class)]
nl1$IQ <- nl1$IQ - nl1$IQave
detach()
cen <- c("IQ", "IQave", "SES")
nl1[cen] <- scale(nl1[cen], center = TRUE, scale = FALSE)

nl.lme <- lme(lang ~ IQ*COMB + IQave + SES,
              random = ~ IQ | class, data = nl1)
summary(nl.lme)
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