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January 12, 2022

Some Concerns About Imputation Methods for Missing Data—Reply

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 2Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
JAMA Psychiatry. 2022;79(3):270-271. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.3897

In Reply We thank Toyomoto and colleagues for their comments regarding loss to follow-up in our randomized clinical trial of 1-day cognitive behavioral therapy–based workshops for postpartum depression.1 Attrition is a long-standing issue in the field of clinical trials, and we appreciate the opportunity to provide additional detail on loss to follow-up and the methods we used to attempt to minimize bias.

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