# The following example is from the book Introduction to Regression Modeling ( Abraham and Ledolter, 2006). The researchers were examining

## Question:

a. Compute the odds ratio for receiving the death penalty for each of the aggravation levels of the crime.

b. Use a software package to fit the logistic regression model for the variables:

c. Is there an association between the severity of the crime and the probability of receiving the death penalty?

d. Is the association between the severity of the crime and the probability of receiving the death penalty different for the two races?

e. Compute the probability of receiving the death penalty for a crime of aggravation level 3 separately for a white and then for a black victim. Place 95% confidence intervals on the two probabilities.

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## An Introduction To Statistical Methods And Data Analysis

**ISBN:** 9781305465527

7th Edition

**Authors:** R. Lyman Ott, Micheal T. Longnecker

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