Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 15:42:29 -0300
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From: Hector Maletta <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: logistic regression interpretations
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I assume Male=1 and Female=0 in your dependent variable (make the necessary
adjustments in this answer if the reverse was the case). The coefficient
Exp(B) equals the log odds of the event of preferring a male doctor over a
female one, per additional point of clinical competence. If the clinical
competence scale goes up by one point, the odds of preferring a male doctor
go up by 40.7%.
De: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] En nombre de Ola S
Enviado el: Wednesday, January 25, 2006 12:17 PM
Asunto: logistic regression interpretations
I'm having trouble interpreting the odds of a continuous predictor in a
This is my model:
Gender preference for OB/GYN doctor(DV)= race (majority vs. minority) + educ
(hs vs. college) + age (<35 or >36)+ clinical competence (this is a
continuous variable which represents perception of physician competence).
In my output, the Exp(B) for clinical competence is 1.407. How do I
interpret this? Can anyone suggest an online resource?
All suggestions are welcomed,