How to perform a logistic regression in jamovi:
- A correct setup should look similar to this:
- Logistic regression can be found by selecting
Regression. If the outcome variable is nominal (as in the above image), select
2 Outcomesif it has 2 steps / different values, or
N outcomesif it has more than 2 steps. If the outcome variable is ordinal (e.g., low, medium, high), select
- Drag and drop your dependent variable to
Dependent Variableand your predictor to
- Scroll down to the
Model Coefficientsdrop-down-menu and check the options
- The result is shown in the right panel:
Those who have previous experience with SPSS may want to have a look at the side-by-side-comparison of how a logistic regression is conducted in SPSS and jamovi.
Further help from the community resources
A little more comprehensive introduction into this statistical method is provided by this two videos, explaining logistic regression with two levels (to predict, e.g., gender or clinical vs. control group) and with more than two levels (to predict, e.g., food preferences: fast food, healthy food, high protein food, vegan food, etc.).