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Introduction to Statistical Mediation Analysis

- D. MacKinnon
- Psychology
- 2008

Preface. Introduction. Applications of the Mediation Model. Single Mediator Model. Single Mediator Model Details. Multiple Mediator Model. Path Analysis Mediation Models. Latent Variable Mediation… Expand

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A comparison of methods to test mediation and other intervening variable effects.

- D. MacKinnon, C. Lockwood, J. M. Hoffman, S. G. West, V. Sheets
- Medicine, Mathematics
- Psychological methods
- 2002

A Monte Carlo study compared 14 methods to test the statistical significance of the intervening variable effect. An intervening variable (mediator) transmits the effect of an independent variable to… Expand

7,480 304- PDF

Required Sample Size to Detect the Mediated Effect

- M. Fritz, D. MacKinnon
- Psychology, Medicine
- Psychological science
- 1 March 2007

Mediation models are widely used, and there are many tests of the mediated effect. One of the most common questions that researchers have when planning mediation studies is, “How many subjects do I… Expand

2,285 169- PDF

Confidence Limits for the Indirect Effect: Distribution of the Product and Resampling Methods

- D. MacKinnon, C. Lockwood, J. Williams
- Medicine, Mathematics
- Multivariate behavioral research
- 1 January 2004

The most commonly used method to test an indirect effect is to divide the estimate of the indirect effect by its standard error and compare the resulting z statistic with a critical value from the… Expand

4,789 157- PDF

Mediation analysis.

- D. MacKinnon, Amanda J Fairchild, M. Fritz
- Medicine
- Annual review of psychology
- 2007

Mediating variables are prominent in psychological theory and research. A mediating variable transmits the effect of an independent variable on a dependent variable. Differences between mediating… Expand

2,449 98- PDF

Estimating Mediated Effects in Prevention Studies

- D. MacKinnon, James H. Dwyer
- Psychology
- 1 April 1993

The purpose of this article is to describe statistical procedures to assess how prevention and intervention programs achieve their effects. The analyses require the measurement of intervening or… Expand

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Equivalence of the Mediation, Confounding and Suppression Effect

- D. MacKinnon, J. L. Krull, C. Lockwood
- Psychology, Medicine
- Prevention Science
- 1 December 2000

This paper describes the statistical similarities among mediation, confounding, and suppression. Each is quantified by measuring the change in the relationship between an independent and a dependent… Expand

2,489 70- PDF

Multilevel Modeling of Individual and Group Level Mediated Effects

- J. L. Krull, D. MacKinnon
- Psychology, Medicine
- Multivariate behavioral research
- 1 April 2001

This article combines procedures for single-level mediational analysis with multilevel modeling techniques in order to appropriately test mediational effects in clustered data. A simulation study… Expand

1,030 66- PDF

RMediation: An R package for mediation analysis confidence intervals

- Davood Tofighi, D. MacKinnon
- Computer Science, Medicine
- Behavior research methods
- 13 April 2011

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A Simulation Study of Mediated Effect Measures.

- D. MacKinnon, G. Warsi, J. H. Dwyer
- Mathematics, Medicine
- Multivariate behavioral research
- 1995

Analytical solutions for point and variance estimators of the mediated effect, the ratio of the mediated to the direct effect, and the proportion of the total effect that is mediated were studied… Expand

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