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Special Case—Simple Analysis 43 II. Special Case—Simple Analysis X1 ϭ E ϭ exposure (0, 1) D ϭ disease (0, 1) E E D a b D c d ( ) For convenience, we define the exposure variable as a (0, 1) variable and place its values in the two columns of the table. We also define the disease variable as a (0, 1) variable and place its values in the rows of the table. The cell frequencies within the fourfold table are denoted as a, b, c, and d, as is typically presented for such a table. 1 PX = ) 1+ e ( where E = (0, 1) variable − α +β1 E Note : Other coding schemes (1, − 1), (1, 2), (2, 1) ( ) logit P X = α + β1 E ( ) ( P X = Pr D = 1 E We begin with the simple situation involving one dichotomous independent variable, which we will refer to as an exposure variable and will denote it as X1 = E.

By background odds, we mean the odds that would result for a logistic model without any X’s at all. ( ) model : P X = 1 1+ e −α ␣✓ ␤i? X1, X2, . . , Xi, . . , Xk fixed varies fixed EXAMPLE The form of such a model is 1 over 1 plus e to minus ␣. We might be interested in this model to obtain a baseline risk or odds estimate that ignores all possible predictor variables. Such an estimate can serve as a starting point for comparing other estimates of risk or odds when one or more X’s are considered.

Introduction to Logistic Regression Practice Exercises Suppose you are interested in describing whether social status, as measured by a (0, 1) variable called SOC, is associated with cardiovascular disease mortality, as defined by a (0, 1) variable called CVD. Suppose further that you have carried out a 12-year follow-up study of 200 men who are 60 years old or older. In assessing the relationship between SOC and CVD, you decide that you want to control for smoking status [SMK, a (0, 1) variable] and systolic blood pressure (SBP, a continuous variable).

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