Missing data in social science

Guidelines for handling missing data in social science.


Missing data are ubiquitous in social science research. This document is a guideline for researchers
faced with analysing partially observed datasets describes the issues that need to be considered.
Technical details, however, will vary considerably between analyses, so these are not discussed here.
Further information and references can be obtained from http://www.missingdata.org.uk, or by emailing


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