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Application of odds ratios and logistic models in epidemiology and medical research

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
James M. Eddy, Department Head and Professor (Creator)
Eugene C. Fitzhugh (Contributor)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Many researchers in the health field use the chi-square statistic to identify associations between variables. This edition of research notes will demonstrate that the odds ratio may be a preferred analysis to yield more useful and meaningful results. In epidemiological and health contexts, the outcome variable is often discrete, taking on two (or more) possible scores

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Publication
Health Values, 19, 1, 59-62
Language: English
Date: 1995
Keywords
Research, Health field, Odds ratio