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continuation-ratio model ( ) REGRESSION MODELS FOR ORDINAL RESPONSES clearly illustrate the formulation and interpretation of
every model using a practical, but simple data set. All
the models described in this paper have much wider
applications to situations involving several covariates
under a variety of sampling situations (see for example,
the work by Greenland12 and Anderson and Philips23). ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
The Center for Perinatal Health Initiatives is supported,
in part, by a grant (#029553) from the Robert Wood
Johnson Foundation, NJ.
We thank Professors David A Savitz, John M Thorp,
Jr (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and
John C Smulian (University of Medicine and Dentistry
of New Jersey) for reviewing the manuscript, and Edwin
R Luther (Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada)
for graciously allowing us to utilize the Nova Scotia
Atlee perinatal database cited in the ‘Applications’
section. This paper formed part of the m...
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