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st: Re: logistic regression


From   "Alfonso Miranda" <ecrgw@csv.warwick.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: logistic regression
Date   Wed, 2 Oct 2002 11:15:40 +0100

I guess your cathegorical variables indicate whether or not an individual
belongs to a given group. In such a case I would create dummy variables for
each group and use them (less some reference group) as explanatory
variables.

Alfonso.

----- Original Message -----
From: <Chris.Fergusson@sth.nhs.uk>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 10:37 AM
Subject: st: logistic regression


> Hello statalisters,
>
> Could anybody tell me how I would treat the following problem,
>
> I am using logistic regression to calculate the relationship between a
> dependent variable (prop1) and two catagorical variables (conc and inc).
> There are no other variables.  Conc takes the values 1,2,...,8 and inc
takes
> the values 1,2,3.  Any advice on the syntax would be most appreciated, or
> pointers towards literature.
>
> Thank you in advance,
>
> Christopher D Fergusson
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