# How to analyse deviance (GLM in R)

#### haldelberg

##### New Member
Hi!

This might be quite basic, but how do I analyse the fit of my GLM from the deviance? In the summary of my model, I get a deviance of 140.1 (df.resid = 52). Can I tell from these numbers, if the fit is acceptable?

Thanks in advance for any replies!:tup: