Logistic Regression Exercise
Predicting a binary outcome using a continuous predictor

Instructions

Note: Do this several times, to be sure you understand the principles.

The table and graph below present the logistic regression predicting a binary outcome (e.g., whether an individual gets a degree, or is unemployed) (Y-axis) using a continuous explanatory variable (e.g., parents' socio-economic status, or income) on a scale of 0-20 (X-axis).

Answer the questions in the boxes to the left, then click on "Submit Calculation" to check them. You can click on the "Worked Example" tab to see what the calculations should be. Click on "Start Again" to get a new version of the same problem.