[R] Fw: Logistic regresion - Interpreting (SENS) and (SPEC)
Frank E Harrell Jr
f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Mon Oct 13 18:27:28 CEST 2008
Maithili Shiva wrote:
> Dear Mr Peter Dalgaard and Mr Dieter Menne,
> I sincerely thank you for helping me out with my problem. The thing is taht I already have calculated SENS = Gg / (Gg + Bg) = 89.97%
> and SPEC = Bb / (Bb + Gb) = 74.38%.
> Now I have values of SENS and SPEC, which are absolute in nature. My question was how do I interpret these absolue values. How does these values help me to find out wheher my model is good.
> With regards
> Ms Maithili Shiva
I can't understand why you are interested in probabilities that are in
backwards time order.
>> Subject: [R] Logistic regresion - Interpreting (SENS) and (SPEC)
>> To: r-help at r-project.org
>> Date: Friday, October 10, 2008, 5:54 AM
>> Hi I am working on credit scoring model using logistic
>> regression. I havd main sample of 42500 clentes and based on
>> their status as regards to defaulted / non - defaulted, I
>> have genereted the probability of default.
>> I have a hold out sample of 5000 clients. I have calculated
>> (1) No of correctly classified goods Gg, (2) No of correcly
>> classified Bads Bg and also (3) number of wrongly classified
>> bads (Gb) and (4) number of wrongly classified goods (Bg).
>> My prolem is how to interpret these results? What I have
>> arrived at are the absolute figures.
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Frank E Harrell Jr Professor and Chair School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University
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