[R] p values of lmer
pdalgd at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 15:17:43 CEST 2013
On Jun 19, 2013, at 15:02 , R. Michael Weylandt wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 10:27 AM, meng <laomeng_3 at 163.com> wrote:
>> Hi all:
>> I met a question about lmer.
>> fm1 <- lmer(Reaction ~ Days + (Days|Subject), sleepstudy)
>> Fixed effects:
>> Estimate Std. Error t value
>> (Intercept) 251.405 6.825 36.84
>> Days 10.467 1.546 6.77
>> My question:
>> Why p values of (Intercept) and Days are not given?
> Take a look at R FAQ 7.35.
That's getting a bit old. It has a reference to Doug Bates posting from 2006, which basically says "because degree of freedom issues are unresolved".
Important developments have happened since, and Rune's reference to package lmerTest (and, implicitly, pbkrtest) is more precise these days.
Peter Dalgaard, Professor
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