Classifying patients by their characteristics and clinical presentations; the use of latent class analysis

Darren Wraith, Rory St John Wolfe

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In this article, we introduce the general statistical analysis approach known as latent class analysis and discuss some of the issues associated with this type of analysis in practice. Two recent examples from the respiratory health literature are used to highlight the types of research questions that have been addressed using this approach.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1138 - 1148
Number of pages11
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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