Influence of pattern of missing data on performance of imputation methods: an example using national data on drug injection in prisons.

@article{Hajimaghsoudi2013InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of pattern of missing data on performance of imputation methods: an example using national data on drug injection in prisons.},
  author={Saiedeh Haji-maghsoudi and Ali Akbar Haghdoost and Azam Rastegari and Mohammad Reza Baneshi},
  journal={International journal of health policy and management},
  year={2013},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={69-77}
}
BACKGROUND Policy makers need models to be able to detect groups at high risk of HIV infection. Incomplete records and dirty data are frequently seen in national data sets. Presence of missing data challenges the practice of model development. Several studies suggested that performance of imputation methods is acceptable when missing rate is moderate. One… CONTINUE READING