introduction to logistic regression

introduction to logistic regression - LOGISTIC REGRESSION...

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LOGISTIC REGRESSION EXAMPLES As In linear regression, logistic regression models can be used to adjust for confounding variables Can perform essentially the same analysis as a MH analysis, adjusting for categorical variables, with logistic regression Can adjust for continuous variables as well (this we can’t do with MH) Can also examine whether the OR(s) associated with the variable of interest differ by the values of another variable As in linear regression, this is done using interaction terms Epidemiologists call this “effect modification” because the “effect” (OR) of interest is “modified” by the additional
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course STAT 513 taught by Professor Barbaramc.knight during the Spring '11 term at University of Washington.

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