# What is MMRM in statistics?

Particularly within the pharmaceutical trials world, the term MMRM (mixed model repeated measures) is often used. Typically this model specifies no patient level random effects, but instead models the correlation within the repeated measures over time by specifying that the residual errors are correlated.

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## What is MMRM in statistics?

Particularly within the pharmaceutical trials world, the term MMRM (mixed model repeated measures) is often used. Typically this model specifies no patient level random effects, but instead models the correlation within the repeated measures over time by specifying that the residual errors are correlated.

**What is MMRM used for?**

MMRM is used when we compare the treatment difference at the end of the study. Random Coefficient Model is used when we compare the treatment difference in slopes.

### What is mixed effects model for repeated measures?

Mixed models explicitly account for the correlations between repeated measurements within each patient. The factors assumed to have the same effect across many patients are called fixed effects and the factors likely to vary substantially from patient to patient are called random effects.

**What is a mixed model study?**

A mixed model may be thought of as two models in one: a fixed-effects model and a random-effects model. Regardless of the name, statisticians generally agree that when interest is in both fixed and random effects, the design may be classified as a mixed model.

#### What does a random effects model do?

Random-effects models are statistical models in which some of the parameters (effects) that define systematic components of the model exhibit some form of random variation. Statistical models always describe variation in observed variables in terms of systematic and unsystematic components.

**Why would we use a mixed effect model to analyze a repeated measures design?**

The mixed model for repeated measures (MMRM) is a popular choice for individually randomized trials with longitudinal continuous outcomes. This model’s appeal is due to avoidance of model misspecification and its unbiasedness for data missing completely at random or at random.

## When would you use a mixed ANOVA?

For example, a mixed ANOVA is often used in studies where you have measured a dependent variable (e.g., “back pain” or “salary”) over two or more time points or when all subjects have undergone two or more conditions (i.e., where “time” or “conditions” are your “within-subjects” factor), but also when your subjects …

**Is ANOVA a linear mixed model?**

ANOVA models have the feature of at least one continuous outcome variable and one of more categorical covariates. Linear mixed models are a family of models that also have a continous outcome variable, one or more random effects and one or more fixed effects (hence the name mixed effects model or just mixed model).

### What are fixed effects in statistics?

Fixed effects are variables that are constant across individuals; these variables, like age, sex, or ethnicity, don’t change or change at a constant rate over time. They have fixed effects; in other words, any change they cause to an individual is the same.

**Why include fixed effects?**

Use fixed-effects (FE) whenever you are only interested in analyzing the impact of variables that vary over time. FE explore the relationship between predictor and outcome variables within an entity (country, person, company, etc.).