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Table 3 Mixture Models in Simulation Studies

From: Thinking outside the curve, part I: modeling birthweight distribution

Design Description Mixture Density
A 2 components .120 f(x;2601,947) + .880 f(x;3186,457)
B 3 components .041 f(x;1673,617) + .871 f(x;3162,455) + .088 f(x;3537,575)
C 4 components .007 f(x;832,210) + .182 f(x;2772,740) + .758 f(x;3170,417) +
.052 f(x;3804,413)
D 5 components .007 f(x;803,193) + .086 f(x;2323,631) + .678 f(x;3114,419) +
.214 f(x;3441,441) + .014 f(x;4142,428)
E 6 components .006 f(x;752,160) + .032 f(x;1737,471) + .268 f(x;2829,442) +
.586 f(x;3215,373) + .099 f(x;3762,353) + .010 f(x;4337,387)
  1. Probability densities for normal mixture models used in our simulation studies are specified.