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R-package hopit: Hierarchical ordered probit models with application to reporting heterogeneity.

The hopit package provides R functions to fit and analyze ordered response data in the context of reporting heterogeneity.


  1. Make sure you have the most recent version of R

  2. Run the following code in your R console

Updating to the latest version of hopit package

You can track (and contribute to) the development of hopit at To install it:

  1. Install the release version of devtools from CRAN with install.packages("devtools").

  2. Make sure you have a working development environment.
  3. To install the development version of hopit run:


Get started with hopit by checking the vignette or run:

browseVignettes(package = "hopit") 


This software is an academic project. Any issues and pull requests are welcome. * If hopit is malfunctioning, please report the case by submitting an issue on GitHub.


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