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SOCY 7704 Regression Models for Categorical Data (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This applied course is designed for students in sociology, education, nursing, organizational studies, political science, psychology, or social work with a prior background in statistics at the level of SOCY7703 Multivariate Statistics. It assumes a strong grounding in multivariate regression analysis. The major topics of the course will include OLS regression diagnostics, binary, ordered, and multinomial logistic regression, models for the analysis of count data (e.g., Poisson and negative binomial regression), treatment of missing data, and the analysis of clustered and stratified samples. All analyses in the course will be conducted using Stata, but no previous Stata experience is necessary.


Instructor(s): Natasha Sarkisian and Sara Moorman

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 26-Feb-14