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423 Tue, 7/31/2012, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-Sails Pavilion
Contributed Oral Poster Presentations: Social Statistics Section — Contributed Poster Presentations
Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): Marie Kraska, Auburn University
51: Forecasting the U.S. Population with the Gompertz Growth Curve Peter Pflaumer, Technical University of Dortmund
52: Use of Bayesian Priors to Assist Ability Estimation for Nonexistent Maximum Likelihoods in 3-Parameter Logistic Models for Item Response Theory Applications Jerry Gorham, Pearson, Inc. ; Huijuan Meng, Pearson, Inc. ; Marijana Dragan, National Council of State Boards of Nursing
53: Impact of Including Item Response Time in a Model on Exam Score Rankings Huijuan Meng, Pearson, Inc. ; Jerry Gorham, Pearson, Inc. ; Joy Matthews-Lopez, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
54: Effect Size Indexes for Dichotomized Outcomes Under Variance Heterogeneity: An Empirical Investigation of Accuracy and Precision Jeffrey Kromrey, University of South Florida ; Bethany Bell, University of South Carolina
55: The Impact of Environmental Factors, Expectations, and Support on Adolescent Drug Use Simone Robers, American Institutes for Research ; Samantha Neiman, American Institutes for Research
56: Effect of Nutrition Information on the Lifestyles of Older Adults Natalia Frishman, Iowa State University ; Mack Shelley, Iowa State University ; Doris Montgomery, Iowa Department of Public Health
57: Propensity Score Analysis with Nested Data: Comparing Single and Multilevel Model Estimates — Patricia Rodriguez De Gil, University of South Florida ; Rheta E. Lanehart, University of South Florida ; Aarti P. Bellara, University of South Florida ; Jeffrey Kromrey, University of South Florida ; Eun Sook Kim, University of South Florida ; Kathryn M. Borman, University of South Florida ; Reginald S. Lee, University of South Florida
58: Reconstruction of Document History: A Parsimony Approach Guillermo Frank, University of Buenos Aires ; Luis Frank, University of Buenos Aires
59: Using the Logit-Normal Distribution in Electoral Forensics Ole Forsberg, Oklahoma State University
60: Assessing the Impact of a New Science Curriculum on Under- And Over- Achieving Students Luke Fostvedt
62: Finite Mixture Modeling of Censored Regression Models Maria Karlsson, Umeå University ; Thomas Laitila, Örebro University/Statistics Sweden
63: Gender Gap in STEM Pipeline Xiaolei Wang, American Institutes for Research ; Jijun Zhang, American Institutes for Research
64: Clustering-Imputation on Partially Observed Ecological Momentary Data Xiaoxue Li, University of Pittsburgh ; Stewart Anderson, University of Pittsburgh ; Saul Shiffman, University of Pittsburgh
65: Gender Gap in Math Course Taking and Math Achievement Jijun Zhang, American Institutes for Research ; Xiaolei Wang, American Institutes for Research
67: Population Invariance of Equating Functions Zhaohui Sheng ; Yanyan Sheng, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
68: Workforce Health: The Impact of Social and Area Variables on a Repeated Events Model of Cardiovascular Health Outcomes Hope Buell, University of Auckland ; Patricia Metcalf, University of Auckland ; Daniel Exeter, University of Auckland
69: Comparing Propensity Score Methods Using Multilevel Level Modeling: A Monte Carlo Study Aarti P. Bellara, University of South Florida ; Jeffrey Kromrey, University of South Florida ; Eun Sook Kim, University of South Florida ; John M. Ferron, University of South Florida ; Zorka Karanxha, University of South Florida
70: Maximizing the Impact of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Outreach: Survey Instruments for Pre-College Student and Teacher Outreach Programs Alana Unfried, North Carolina State University
71: Model-based and Scalable Relationship Discovery in Business Analytics — Jing Shyr, IBM ; Jane Chu, IBM ; Damir Spisic, IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics ; Sier Han, IBM ;
72: Statistical Methods for Causal Inference Using Single-Case Time-Series Designs Bradley E Huitema, Western Michigan University
73: Selection Bias and Estimates of Social Quality of Life in Friend Comparison Groups Susan Stewart, University of California at Davis ; Joan Bloom, University of California at Berkeley
74: How Much College Is Enough? Evaluating Characteristics of Adults with Some College and No Degree Angelina KewalRamani, American Institutes for Research

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