[R] lmer, p-values and all that

Frank E Harrell Jr f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Sat May 20 00:44:38 CEST 2006

Douglas Bates wrote:
> Users are often surprised and alarmed that the summary of a linear
. . . .

I have been needing this kind of explanation.  That is very helpful. 
Thank you.  I do a lot with penalized MLEs for ordinary regression and 
logistic models and know that getting sensible P-values is not 
straightforward even in that far simpler situation.

Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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