Re: [R] glmmPQL in 2.3.1

From: Ben Bolker <>
Date: Sun 29 Oct 2006 - 19:38:32 GMT

Christian Gold < <at>> writes:

> I have come across the previous communication on this list in September
> (copied below) because I had received the same error message.
> I understand from Brian Ripley's reply that anova should not be used
> with glmmPQL because it is not an adequate method, and that this is now
> shown with an error message.
> My question is, what method *should* be used? Using summary does not
> give me the result I want, because it shows the significance of each
> combination of factor *levels*, rather than factors, which can quickly
> become very hard to interpret.

 use lmer (in the lme4 package) with the "family" argument set, to do real (or restricted) rather than quasi-likelihood estimation?

   Ben Bolker mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Mon Oct 30 08:23:58 2006

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