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Table 2 Assessment of the attrition effects in HLM analyses

From: A multilevel longitudinal study of obsessive compulsive symptoms in adolescence: male gender and emotional stability as protective factors

  Fixed effects with Robust standard errors
b i SE T DF P i
Attrition .07 .09 .76 32 .452
Emotional stability attrition* .01 .13 .08 32 .934
  1. Attrition refers to participants who did not complete two measurements. To evaluate the attrition effects attrition was used as an independent variable (dummy coded 1 = Attrition, 0 = not attrition) at level 2 of the HLM analyses to assess whether it effects OCS and their associations with emotional stability