Categorical Data Analysis Using SAS, Third Edition

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SAS Institute, Jul 31, 2012 - Computers - 590 pages
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Statisticians and researchers will find Categorical Data Analysis Using SAS, Third Edition, by Maura Stokes, Charles Davis, and Gary Koch, to be a useful discussion of categorical data analysis techniques as well as an invaluable aid in applying these methods with SAS. Practical examples from a broad range of applications illustrate the use of the FREQ, LOGISTIC, GENMOD, NPAR1WAY, and CATMOD procedures in a variety of analyses. Topics discussed include assessing association in contingency tables and sets of tables, logistic regression and conditional logistic regression, weighted least squares modeling, repeated measurements analyses, loglinear models, generalized estimating equations, and bioassay analysis. The third edition updates the use of SAS/STAT software to SAS/STAT 12.1 and incorporates ODS Graphics. Many additional SAS statements and options are employed, and graphs such as effect plots, odds ratio plots, regression diagnostic plots, and agreement plots are discussed. The material has also been revised and reorganized to reflect the evolution of categorical data analysis strategies. Additional techniques include such topics as exact Poisson regression, partial proportional odds models, Newcombe confidence intervals, incidence density ratios, and so on. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

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The 2x2 Table
Sets of 2x2 Tables
2 x r and s x 2 Tables
The s by r Table
Sets of s by r Tables
Nonparametric Methods
Dichotomous Response
Conditional Logistic Regression
Quantal Response Data Analysis
Poisson Regression and Related Loglinear Models
Categorized TimetoEvent Data
Weighted Least Squares
Generalized Estimating Equations

Polytomous Response

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Maura E. Stokes is a Senior R&D Director at SAS Institute. She received her DrPH in biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has taught and written about categorical data analysis for over twenty-five years. She is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Charles S. Davis is President of CSD Biostatistics, Inc., a biostatistical consulting company in San Diego. He received his PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan and is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Gary G. Koch is Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Biometrics Consulting Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has had a prominent role in the field of categorical data analysis for the last forty-five years. He teaches classes and seminars in categorical data analysis, consults in areas of statistical practice, conducts research, and trains many Biostatistics students.

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