Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Identify the tables or measures used to investigate the connection between variables.
  • Discuss how multivariate analysis is used to determine relationships between variables of categorical data.
  • Explain the tools that treat a dependent variable as a linear function of various combinations of independent variables.
  • Relate the ways in which to enter a categorical variable into a regression model.
  • Describe the process of logistic regression.