Fertility of workers. A comparison of logistic regression and indirect standardization.

@article{Starr1986FertilityOW,
  title={Fertility of workers. A comparison of logistic regression and indirect standardization.},
  author={Thomas B. Starr and R D Dalcorso and Richard J. Levine},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={123 3},
  pages={490-8}
}
Estimates of the effect of occupational exposure on the fertility of men employed at three chemical plants were obtained from data stored at the Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology using logistic regression and indirect standardization. Logistic regression was explored as a possible alternative to indirect standardization because it 1) permits consideration of potential confounding variables, such as the relative spacing between consecutive births, that are not included in the… CONTINUE READING