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ERIC Number: EJ929940
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
Standards for Standardized Logistic Regression Coefficients
Menard, Scott
Social Forces, v89 n4 p1409-1428 Jun 2011
Standardized coefficients in logistic regression analysis have the same utility as standardized coefficients in linear regression analysis. Although there has been no consensus on the best way to construct standardized logistic regression coefficients, there is now sufficient evidence to suggest a single best approach to the construction of a standardized logistic regression coefficient that can be used in the same way across a broad range of problems as the standardized linear regression coefficient and also to suggest the adequacy of other approaches for limited purposes. This article reviews the state of knowledge regarding the use of standardized coefficients in general and standardized logistic regression coefficients in particular, and makes specific recommendations on how to best use (and avoid abusing) standardized logistic regression coefficients. (Contains 1 table and 11 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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