Analyzing multivariate neurobehavioral outcomes in occupational studies: a comparison of approaches.

@article{Heyer1996AnalyzingMN,
  title={Analyzing multivariate neurobehavioral outcomes in occupational studies: a comparison of approaches.},
  author={Nicholas J. Heyer and Alvan C. Bittner and Diana Carolina Tobar Echeverr{\'i}a},
  journal={Neurotoxicology and teratology},
  year={1996},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={
          401-6
        }
}
Neurobehavioral studies often employ test batteries and confront issues of multiple testing and comparability between batteries. We have organized our battery of 12 tests into areas of neurobehavioral function to reduce the number of reported results, provide greater statistical power, and improve interpretability of the results. We explored several different organizational and statistical methods of creating summary scores including a priori groupings based upon clinical experience and factor… CONTINUE READING
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