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    What are the downfalls of selecting most parsimonious model using AIC?

    Thanks for your input! I think this is quite helpful. The outcome occurred in 37% of patients. 13 variables were assessed and 4 were kept. Type of therapy was examined using 6 categories, some with only 5 patients, but was excluded.
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    What are the downfalls of selecting most parsimonious model using AIC?

    Hi all, I am rather new to statistics, but I am reviewing a paper that applies the most parsimonious model for logistic regression using Akaike’s Information Criterion. It is a clinical study in ~200 patients and covariates assessed are mostly categorical variables. Results are opposite of...