Odds ratio interpretation

noetsi

Fortran must die
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This comes from SAS odds ratio out put.

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The second column is the odds ratio SAS prints out (for example .615 for race_p 0 vs 1). One in the DV is being maximized (which means you are employed).

The way I interpret this is that if the odds ratio is above 1, then you are more likely to be employed (the DV is one) when the IV takes on a value of 0. If the odds ratio is below 1, then if the IV takes on a value of 0 you are less likely to be employed.