Logistic Regression

  • Brian F. French
  • Hason C. Immekus
  • Hsiao-Ju Yen


Logistic regression (LR) is a statistical procedure used to investigate research questions that focus on the prediction of a discrete, categorical outcome variable from one or more explanatory variables. LR was developed within the field of epidemiology to examine the association between risk factors and dichotomous and continuous outcomes (Kleinbaum, Kupper, & Morgenstern, 1982; Tripepi, Jager, Stel, Dekker, Zoccali, 2011).


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  • Brian F. French
  • Hason C. Immekus
  • Hsiao-Ju Yen

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