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05-10-2016 02:18 PM

Dear SAS experts,

Could you please tell me the statistical test that suits for binary independent variables and binary dependent variable? Would logistic regression be appropriate?

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05-10-2016 02:27 PM

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05-10-2016 02:29 PM

Could you tell us what you are testing for?

A common test is for association. For tests of association, you might want to run a chi-square test by using PROC FREQ.

You can use PROC LOGISTIC if you want to create a model that predicts the probability of the response variable for each level of the explanatory variable.

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05-11-2016 02:53 AM

One more way is using Decision Tree, if you have it .

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05-12-2016 03:22 PM

For most purposes, PROC LOGISTIC is the procedure to use. It is definitely recommended, rather than CATMOD, for logistic modeling. This note describes the many possibilities.

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05-13-2016 08:49 AM

If you want to build a predictive model than proc logistic would be suited. There are several other statistical tests for categorical data .so ultimately depends upon what you are testing for .