Innovative approaches to methodological challenges facing ageing cohort studies
Workshop 3: Methodological challenges associated with Non-Response and Missing Data in ageing populations
Friday 3 February 2012, 11:00 - 4:30pm
Room 2N2.4.16 (Ground Floor), Social Science Research Centre
Institute for Social & Economic Research (ISER), University of Essex
The workshop brings together researchers and experts from different cohort and longitudinal studies with a common interest in dealing with the complexities of non-response and missing data. The workshop includes demonstrations using new software (Stata 12), as well as presentations from major ageing cohort studies.
Topics and speakers include (the speaker list may change on the day):
11:00-11:45 Shaun Scoles, Centre for Applied Health Research, UCL
Practical issues related to non-response, weighting and imputation in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
11:45-12:30 Jonathan Bartlett, Department of Medical Statistics, LSHTM
A demonstration of multiple imputation approaches and methods using Stata 12
12:30-13:15 Rebecca Landy, MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, UCL
A simulation of 1946 birth cohort data using three different missing data mechanisms- complete case, multiple imputation and Heckman selection.
14:00-14:45 Paul Clarke, CMPO, University of Bristol
Adjusting for non-ignorable non-response in a longitudinal analysis of residential mobility
14:45-15:30 Jenny Head, Whitehall II study, UCL
Joint modelling approaches to analysing health decline in studies with informative drop-out
15:30-15:45 Tea and coffee break
15:45-16:30 Peter Lynn, ISER, University of Essex
Influences on response rates amongst older respondents in household panel surveys
The workshop is free for participants to attend but registration is essential. Workshop attendees can claim travel expenses.