Estimating Conditional Proportion Curves by Regression Residuals

Published in: Statistics in Medicine, v. 29, no. 13, June 15, 2010, p. 1443-1454

Posted on RAND.org on June 01, 2010

by Bing Han, Nelson Lim

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Researchers often derive a categorical outcome from an observed continuous measurement y. For example, human obesity status can be defined by the body mass index. They proceed to estimate the conditional proportion curve p(x) = P(y?c(x)

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