Stats: Logistic regression

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: David Donald of Investigative Reporting Workshop-American University
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 5 at 4:30pm
  • Location: M103
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Linear regression helps you find relationships between two or more variables, but when an outcome has only two possibilities, you need a different tool. That, my friends, is where logistic regression comes in.

This session will be most useful if: You took 'Stats: An introduction', or are comfortable with summary statistics and SPSS. Familiarity with spreadsheets and database managers is recommended.

Speaker Bios

  • David Donald is the data editor at the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a nonprofit newsroom at American University. Donald also is on the faculty as data journalist in-residence. Prior to the Workshop, he was data editor the Center for Public Integrity and was training director for IRE and NICAR, conducting sessions in the States and internationally. He is the recipient of the Philip Meyer Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, among [email protected]_donald

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