Classifying patients by their characteristics and clinical presentations; the use of latent class analysis
Wraith, Darren & Wolfe, Rory (2014) Classifying patients by their characteristics and clinical presentations; the use of latent class analysis. Respirology, 19(8), pp. 1138-1148.
In this article, we introduce the general statistical analysis approach known as latent class analysis and discuss some of the issues associated with this type of analysis in practice. Two recent examples from the respiratory health literature are used to highlight the types of research questions that have been addressed using this approach.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||factor analysis, growth trajectory model, atent class analysis, mixture model|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
|Copyright Owner:||© 2014 Asian Pacific Society of Respirology|
|Deposited On:||02 Feb 2016 03:57|
|Last Modified:||09 Feb 2016 05:53|
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