Categorical Data Analysis: Log‐Linear and Latent Class Models

Allan McCutcheon and Colin Mills

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198292371
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600159 | DOI:
 Categorical Data Analysis: Log‐Linear and Latent Class Models

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Extending the basic regression model to the analysis of contingency tables, using odds and odds ratios. The worked example shows how log‐linear and latent class techniques can be assimilated into a single model using GLIM, LCAG, and LEM software, and how to interpret the BIC and AIC statistics.

Keywords: AIC; BIC; contingency tables; GLIM; latent class modelling; latent variables; LCAG; LEM; log‐linear modelling; odds ratios

Chapter.  9256 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Politics

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