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Table 4 Estimates of growth curve by gender (completed vs. observed data)

From: Gender differences in the age-cohort distribution of psychological distress in Canadian adults: findings from a national longitudinal survey

  Women Men
  Completed data Observed data Completed data Observed data
(n = 69020)a (n = 52897) (n = 58302) (n = 42268)
Fixed effects     
  Intercept 3.93*** 3.90*** 3.21*** 3.15***
  Age -.04** -.08*** -.014 -.07***
  Age2 .0002 .0001*** -.0002 .0009
  Age3 .00001** .000003*** .00002*** .000003***
  Cohort .19* .40*** .12 .38***
  Cohort *Age -.007** -.008*** -.009*** -.009***
ICC b     
  Between-person .495 .518 .469 .509
  Within-person .505 .482 .531 .491
  1. *< .05; **< .01; ***< .001.
  2. aNumber of observations.
  3. bICC: Intra-class correlation coefficient.