# Logistic Models

MeSH ID: M0024482

DEFINITION: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.

Terms:

- Logistic Models [T047539]
- Model, Logistic [T047537]
- Models, Logistic [T047538]

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Semantic Types:

- Quantitative Concept [T081]
- Intellectual Product [T170]