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How to Solve the Logistic Regression Equation for the Probability p.

As discussed previously, in logistic regression the log odds is modeled as a linear function of the -variables. That is     To solve this equation for , we first apply the exponential function to both sides of the equation: … Continue reading

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When to Use Logistic Regression

You should think about using logistic regression when your Y variable takes on only two values. Such a variable is referred to a “binary” or “dichotomous.” “Dichotomous” basically means two categories such as yes/no, defective/non-defective, success/failure, and so on. “Binary” … Continue reading

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