# Coursebook Chapters

The 26 individual chapters below are the compilation of the slides used in the short course, Power and Sample Size for Longitudinal and Multilevel Study Designs. These are for personal use only. © Copyright by the Regents of the University of Colorado.

- Chapter 1 – Understanding Longitudinal Studies
- Chapter 2 – Understanding Studies with a Single Level of Clustering
- Chapter 3 – Studies with Multiple Levels of Clustering
- Chapter 4 – Multilevel and Longitudinal Studies
- Chapter 5 – Within and Between Independent Sampling Unit Factors
- Chapter 6 – Understanding the Hypothesis
- Chapter 7 – Power and Type I Error
- Chapter 8 – Choosing the Test
- Chapter 9 – Correlation Structure
- Chapter 10 – Summarizing Your Design
- Chapter 11 – Model Assumptions
- Chapter 12 – Alignment of Power and Data Analysis
- Chapter 13 – Predicting Missing Data
- Chapter 14 – Ethics of Power and Sample Size
- Chapter 15 – Accounting for Missing Data and Dropout
- Chapter 16 – Continuous, Binary, and Count Outcomes
- Chapter 17 – Inputs for Power Analysis: Literature Review
- Chapter 18 – Inputs for Power Analysis: Internal Pilot
- Chapter 19 – Inputs for Power Analysis: Planned Pilot Studies
- Chapter 20 – Studying Power Via Simulation
- Chapter 21 – Demonstrating Enrollment Feasibility
- Chapter 22 – Handling Multiple Aims
- Chapter 23 – Writing the Sample Size Section for your Proposal
- Chapter 24 – Graphics for Power and Sample Size
- Chapter 25 – Power for Subgroup Analysis
- Chapter 26 – Getting Funded