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Logistic Regression Odds Ratio — The Math
In this article, I am going to show you why the odds ratio for an variable in a logistic regression is simply the exponential of the regression coefficient. This article just contains “the math” and no interpretation. A discussion of … Continue reading
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Part 3 — Assessing the Effects of the XVariables
In logistic regression, as in leastsquares regression, you often want to try to assess the effects of the independent variables on the dependent variable. In logistic regression, however, things are somewhat more complicated than in leastsquares regression as I explain … Continue reading
What is the Odds Ratio in Logistic Regression?
Most logistic regression software outputs (or can be asked to output) odds ratios along with the regression coefficients. These odds ratios are the exponential of the corresponding regression coefficient: For example, if the logistic regression coefficient is the … Continue reading
About Odds and Odds Ratios
From Odds to Probability Related Articles: The Odds Ratio in Logistic Regression The Effects of the XVariables in Logistic Regression We have all used the word “odds” to describe the probability of something. “Odds are it will rain tomorrow” means … Continue reading