PathSelectMP: Backwards Variable Selection for Paths using M Plus

Primarily for use with datasets containing only categorical variables, although continuous variables may be included as independent variables in paths. Using M Plus, backward variable selection is performed on all Total, Total Indirect, and then Direct effects until none of these effects have p-values greater than the specified target p-value. If there are missing values in the data, imputations are performed using the Mice package. Then selection is performed with the imputed data sets, and results are averaged.

Version: 1.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.2)
Imports: mice, MplusAutomation
Published: 2017-12-19
Author: William Terry, Meredith Ray, Hongmei Zhang
Maintainer: William Terry <wterryj6a214 at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: PathSelectMP results


Reference manual: PathSelectMP.pdf
Package source: PathSelectMP_1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: PathSelectMP_1.1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: PathSelectMP_1.1.tgz
Old sources: PathSelectMP archive


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