Categorical Predictors

Some articles on predictors:

Omnibus Tests in Logistic Regression - Remarks and Other Considerations
... result from a number of problems having a large ratio of predictors to cases, multi-collinearity, sparseness, or complete separation ... refers to unacceptably high correlations between predictors ... To detect multi-collinearity amongst the predictors, one can conduct a linear regression analysis with the predictors of interest for the sole purpose of examining the tolerance statistic used to assess whether multi ...

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