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    Logit Model - technique to eliminate covariates

    I have a model to build that employs a reference table of 5000 standard covariates that are transformed by the intersection of that reference table with the actual data table. These are mostly CATEGORICAL covariates. Better yet, they are BINARY ("Yes","No" or 1,0). The software I use only allows...
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    Logistic model - numerical vs. categorical covariates & target

    I am using a powerful analytics tool built by Oracle (Data Miner). I am trying to determine the probability of death for a patient given the presence of certain diagnosis codes. There will be up to 40 possible codes as column references (covariates) in the model. Any reason why I must convert...