Choosing an appropriate real-life measure of effect size: the case of a continuous predictor and a binary outcome

A case study of data on age and pregnancy is used to point up some morals for practicing data analysts, including the superiority of regression over t tests, exploratory scatterplot smoothing as a key method of checking form of relationship, and the value of logistic regression followed by adjust as a way of getting at the numbers of most interest.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
st0021 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/116011
Published in:
Stata Journal, Volume 02, Number 3
Page range:
290-295
Total Pages:
6

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