Group-Based Modeling: An Overview

  • Daniel S. Nagin
Part of the Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research book series (HSSR)

This chapter provides an overview of a group-based statistical methodology for analyzing developmental trajectories—the evolution of an outcome over age or time. A detailed account of the method’s statistical underpinnings and a full range of applications are provided in Nagin (2005).


Physical Aggression Developmental Trajectory Trajectory Group Population Member Finite Mixture Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel S. Nagin
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  1. 1.Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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