Some Common Problems in Log-Linear Analysis

Clifford C. Clogg, Scott R Eliason

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Several problems often encountered in research using log-linear models for categorical response variables are discussed. The issues covered are (a) determining the degrees of freedom for a model, (b) analyzing sparse data, (c) analyzing weighted data, (d) modeling rates, and (e) interpreting results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-44
Number of pages37
JournalSociological Methods & Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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