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Table 2 Complete case and multiple imputed model compositions for the outcome measure persistent shoulder disability

From: The search for stable prognostic models in multiple imputed data sets

  missing values CCA MI-5
   rank rank
persistent shoulder disability* 72 (12.3%)   
inability to perform daily activities 8 (1.4%) 1 4
shoulder complaints in the past year 27 (4.6%) 2  
both shoulders afflicted 0 (0%) 3 3
concomitant lower back pain 0 (0%) 4 1
concomitant lower extremity pain 0 (0%) 5  
more disability at baseline 2 (0.3%) 6 7
longer duration of complaints 1 (0.2%)   2
higher scores for somatisation 3 (0.5%)   5
higher scores for external locus of control 33 (5.6%)   6
older age 0 (0%)   8
  1. CCA      - complete case analysis
  2. MI -5     - multiple imputation using 5 imputation files
  3. rank      - the order of appearance of predictors in the derived model arranged by their predictive ability (regression coefficient)
  4. *           - outcome measure