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Understanding binomial logistic regression using R

Logistic regression is a statistical test that uses independent variables (categorical or numerical) to predict a categorical dependent variable.  It is based on the principles of linear regression.  As the outcome (dependent) variable is categorical, though, logistic...

Course on SPSS for medical statistics

At a recent meeting of fellow surgeons in my department, an interesting difference of opinion arose.  It relates to our trainees’ knowledge of statistics.  Unfortunately, the meeting did not allow any time to properly discuss the topic. Some background to illuminate...