Modeling Strategy for Assessing Interaction and Confounding

  • David G. Kleinbaum
  • Mitchel Klein
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)


This chapter continues the previous chapter (Chap. 6) that gives general guidelines for a strategy for determining a best model using a logistic regression procedure. The focus of this chapter is the interaction and confounding assessment stages of the model building strategy.


Modeling Strategy Product Term Estimate Odds Ratio Interaction Assessment Precision Assessment 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EpidemiologyEmory University Rollins School of Public HealthAtlantaUSA

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