La conveniencia del análisis multinivel para la investigación en salud: una aplicación para Costa Rica

This work analyzes the applicability of of the multilevel analysis technique in health sciences in Costa Rica. The first section describes to the main aspects of the multilevel analysis, the advantages with respect to the classic methods and their applicability in health investigations. In the secon...

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Autores Principales: Aparicio Llanos, Amada, Morera Salas, Melvin
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2006
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/psm/article/view/4556
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21788
Sumario: This work analyzes the applicability of of the multilevel analysis technique in health sciences in Costa Rica. The first section describes to the main aspects of the multilevel analysis, the advantages with respect to the classic methods and their applicability in health investigations. In the second part we present an example of application of multilevel logistic regression in the diabetic patients of the primary care. The example makes emphasis in the syntax for the aplication in the specialized statistical programs in the multilevel analysis, MLwiN 2,0, and the corresponding interpretation of the results.