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Introduction to Regression Modeling Introduction to Regression Modeling

John G. Orme and Terri Combs-Orme

in Multiple Regression with Discrete Dependent Variables

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329452
eISBN:
9780199864812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329452.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter is a brief review of some major concepts of linear regression, presented in the context of simple examples using both dichotomous and continuous independent variables. The chapter ... More


Regression with a Polytomous Dependent Variable Regression with a Polytomous Dependent Variable

John G. Orme and Terri Combs-Orme

in Multiple Regression with Discrete Dependent Variables

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329452
eISBN:
9780199864812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329452.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the use of multinomial logistic regression (also known as polytomous or nominal logistic or logit regression or the discrete choice model), a method for modeling relationships ... More


Man-Eating Tigers

Peter Boomgaard

in Frontiers of Fear: Tigers and People in the Malay World, 1600-1950

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085396
eISBN:
9780300127591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085396.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews data about man-eating tigers that suggests an inverse linear relationship between population densities and per capita numbers of people killed by tigers. In areas with low ... More


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