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1st Student's Major

Mathematics and Statistics

1st Student's College

Science, Engineering and Technology

Students' Professional Biography

Andrew Tackmann, Jonathan Hellman, and Jamie Johnson are all students in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Mentor's Name

Mezbahur Rahman

Mentor's Email Address

mezbahur.rahman@mnsu.edu

Mentor's Department

Mathematics and Statistics

Mentor's College

Science, Engineering and Technology

Abstract

Logistic regression is reviewed in estimating parameters and in making inferences about the parameters. A contingency table approach in computing goodness of fit in logistic regression is elaborated. An existing data on a sample of lung cancer patients and a control group is used to apply the procedures discussed. The data reveals that between the groups considered, the factors ‘bird keeping’ and ‘the number of years of smoking’ are significant as the causes for lung cancer.

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