# Re: [R] calculate likelihood based on logit regression

From: Haibo Huang <edhuang00_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sat 06 Aug 2005 - 05:25:02 EST

I think males are z times more likely to show such symptom, where:

z=(1+exp(6.493-5.711))/(1+exp(-5.711))

Is this right? Thanks!
Ed.

• Haibo Huang <edhuang00@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I just ran the following logit regression. But can
> anyone tell me how to calculate how much more likely
> males (Male=1) could show such symptom than
> females(Male=0)? I know it must be simple to get
> once
> I have the coefficients, but I just don't recall.
> Thank you very much!
>
> Call:
> glm(formula = Symptoms ~ 1 + Male, family =
> data = HA)
> Deviance Residuals:
> Min 1Q Median 3Q
>
> Max
> -6.038e+03 -2.067e-06 0.000e+00 0.000e+00
> 6.720e+03
> Coefficients:
> Estimate Std. Error z value
> Pr(>|z|)
> (Intercept) 5.711e+00 8.466e-02 6.746e+01
>
> <2e-16 ***
> Male -6.493e+00 8.540e-02 -7.603e+01
> <2e-16
> ***
>
>
> Best,
> Ed
>
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