Model-based small area estimates of overweight prevalence using sample selection adjustment.

@article{Malec1999ModelbasedSA,
  title={Model-based small area estimates of overweight prevalence using sample selection adjustment.},
  author={Donald Malec and William Wayne Davis and Xia Cao},
  journal={Statistics in medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={18 23},
  pages={3189-200}
}
Using a hierarchical model with an adjustment for sample selection, we estimate the overweight prevalence for adults, by states, using data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). A two-stage hierarchical model was selected to account for geographic variability of outcomes and to model possible overdispersion of… CONTINUE READING