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Log Likelihood Ratio Tests

  • Ton J. Cleophas
  • Aeilko H. Zwinderman
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Abstract

The sensitivity of the chi-square test (Chap. 11) and the odds ratio test (Chap. 12) for testing cross-tabs is limited, and not entirely accurate if the values in one or more cells is smaller than 5. The log likelihood ratio test is an adequate alternative with generally better sensitivity, and, so, it must be absolutely recommended.

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineAlbert Schweitzer HospitalDordrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.European College of Pharmaceutical MedicineLyonFrance
  3. 3.Department of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsAcademic Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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