Jason W. Osborne's Best Practices in Logistic Regression provides students with an accessible, applied approach that communicates logistic regression in clear and concise terms. The book effectively leverages readers’ basic intuitive understanding of simple and multiple regression to guide them into a sophisticated mastery of logistic regression. Osborne's applied approach offers students and instructors a clear perspective, elucidated through practical and engaging tools that encourage student comprehension.

Logistic Regression with Multiple Independent Variables: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Those individuals who visit doctors are more likely to die than those who do not—a significant and replicable correlation in the literature. Do we have an epidemic of homicidal doctors rampaging through our society? Or is it, perhaps, an artifact of another variable? Perhaps people who are more ill, and therefore more likely to die, are those most likely to visit doctors. Or perhaps there is a curvilinear effect, such that those most likely to visit doctors are either very health conscious or very ill, and the former group are much less likely to die and the latter group much more likely to die. Regardless of what is truly going on, we cannot begin to ...

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