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Binary Logistic Regression

  • Frank E. HarrellJr.
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Abstract

Binary responses are commonly studied in medical and epidemiologic research, for example, the presence or absence of a particular disease, death during surgery, and occurrence of ventricular fibrillation in a dog. Often one wishes to study how a set of predictor variables X is related to a dichotomous response variable Y. The predictors may describe such quantities as treatment assignment, dosage, risk factors, and year of treatment.

Keywords

Logistic Model Binary Logistic Regression Spline Function Significant Coronary Artery Disease Acute Bacterial Meningitis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank E. HarrellJr.
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  1. 1.Department of BiostatisticsVanderbilt University School of MedicineNashvilleUSA

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