Statistical Theory and Methods
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
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Gustafson, P. 2006. Logistic Regression. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 3.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Logistic regression is by far the most common approach to modeling the relationship between some explanatory variables and a binary response variable. It is applicable when the response variable for each study unit can be viewed either as the success or failure of a single trial, or as the number of successes in some fixed number of independent trials.